Attalla, AL Delia Viola Lance 82 of Attalla passed away Sun. Feb. 7, 2021. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and funeral Service will be at 1p.m. Sat., Feb. 20, 2021 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in McDonough, GA with Rev. Charles Bellew and Rev. Johnny Newell officiating. Burial will follow Sat. at West Minister Gardens Peachtree City GA.
Mrs. Lance attended Church of the Master in Attalla, AL and Emmanuel Baptist Church of McDonough, GA. She was successful in becoming a licensed CDL truck driver, mother, and grandmother. She was the first employee at Superior Trucking to take maternity leave in 1972. She had the biggest heart and loved giving to others before taking care of herself.
She is preceded in death by her father, Claude Craig and mother, Drusilla Craig; brother, Gene Craig; son, Rodney (Regina) Tanner; and previous husband, Claude Grant. She is survived by her husband, Michael Lance; daughters Roeshell and Timothy Lillard Sr. and Renee and Charles Bellew; son Claudie and Dianne Grant; Grandchildren, Amber and Jeremy Matthews, Heather Bellew, Timothy Lillard Jr. and Tabatha and John Jackson; great-grandchildren Bentlee Matthews and Marlee Matthews; brother Raymond Craig, and sister; Peggie Tanner; and a host of other beloved family members.
Special thanks to UAB Hospital staff and Pro Health Home Health.