Sondra Larrance


Sondra Joan Larrance, 83, of Paris, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in the emergency room of Horizon Health Paris Community Hospital. She was a homemaker and devoted mother while her children were growing up and later worked at Paris Community Hospital

A service celebrating her life is 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at Templeton Funeral Home. Private interment is at a later date. Visitation is from 4 p.m. until the service time Monday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Larrance was born July 6, 1936, at Clinton, Ind., the daughter of the late James and Ardea Vescove Wallace.

Survivors include three children, Deborah Coleman of McAllen, Texas, Jim (Jennifer) Larrance Jr. of Paris, and Autumn (Nels) Kasey of Ashmore; a brother, Allen Wallace of Denver, Colo.; seven grandchildren, Ashley Guajardo and Cameron (Liana) Coleman both of McAllen, Justin (Shelby) Larrance of Hilliard, Ohio, Landon and Garrett Larrance both of Paris, Kiersten (John) Edgar of Athens, Ill., and Zara (Faust) Munoz of Fenton, Mo.; eight great-grandchildren; and her friend and former spouse, Jim Larrance Sr. of Paris.

She was preceded in death by a brother, James Wallace.

Mrs. Larrance was a 1954 graduate of Clinton High School. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Paris. She loved music and will be lovingly remembered for her sudden bursts into song, which always brought a smile to others’ faces. She was quite social and easily made friendships wherever she went.

Memorial donations may be made to Paris Healthcare Center.

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