Maryann Vance, age 63, of Crestview, passed away Friday, January 22. She was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on June 7, 1957 and moved to Crestview in 1988 from Virginia. Mary Ann proudly served in the USAF. After moving to Crestview she worked with Santa Rosa County, retiring as a GSI Analyst. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and bunco, cooking, baking, gardening, and she loved going to the pool. She was excited having the property to garden and having farm animals and being able to can fruit, and making mats for the homeless. Maryann was proud of her family and enjoyed spending time with her granddaughters.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years Sylvester Vance, a son Mike Vance (LeeAnne), her grand daughters Lakelyn & Kaylee, 2 brothers Tony & Vito and 3 foster sisters Sandy, Donna & Angie along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family and many loyal friends.
A Celebration of her life will be held at 6:00PM, Tuesday, January 26, from the Chapel of Brackney Funeral Service. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Mary Ann will be laid to rest at Barrancas National Cemetery.