Willie 'Cutt' Nance


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Posted Online: Dec. 11, 2012, 5:21 pm
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Funeral services for Willie S. "Cutt" Nance, 67, of Rock Island will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2601 15th St., Moline, with Dr. Melvin Grimes officiating.
Burial will be at Fairmount Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
He departed this life on Dec. 4, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island.
He was born Nov. 9, 1945, in West Point, Miss., the son of Enoch and Polly Lyons Nance. He married Willie C. Barnum on March 15, 2003, in Rock Island.
He retired from John Deere in 2003.
Survivors include his wife, Willie.
Online condolence may be left for the family at www.orrsmortuary.com.












 



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