Celebrating the life of Jerry Allen Dance
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Quick and sudden came the call. God is giving us strength to face the sudden death that surprised us all, as well as courage to bear the blow of his loss. What it meant to lose him none but God will ever know.
Jerry Allen Dance departed this life to enter into God’s eternal rest on Monday, August 29th, 2022 at Henrico Doctors in Richmond, Virginia. Jerry was born on December 18, 1977 in Richmond to David Dance and Marie Lawson. He attended and graduated from Nottoway County Public Schools. After graduation, Jerry joined the Virginia Army National Guard and served until his honorable discharge in March 1999. Jerry had a career in Security for many years, and also was recently employed with T-Mobile as a Tech Expert until his health failed. Nonetheless, Jerry’s true passion was Art! He enjoyed painting from acrylic to pen and ink. He was a genuine artist. Jerry attended many art shows displaying and selling his work, such as the 2nd Sundays Arts and Crafts in Williamsburg. Also, various paintings of Jerry’s artwork have been on display at banks and museums.
Jerry was preceded in death by his father, David Dance. Jerry leaves to cherish his memory, his loving mother and stepfather, Marie and James Oliver, Sr. of Nottoway, VA; one brother, Anthony Dance (Shawntel) of Farmville, VA; one adopted sister, Keyerre’ Haskins of Farmville, VA; a loving, devoted companion, Thuthuy Porter of Henrico, VA; one adopted daughter, Myanna of Henrico, VA; a bonus mother, Mollie Coles; a bonus sister, Deneitra Whitaker, five aunts: Mollie Coles, Helen Alexander, Rosa Walker (Frank), Lucy McFarland (Charles), and Gloria Fitzgerald (Jerome); four uncles: Robert Lawson (Anna), Clarence Lawson, Willie Lawson (Cheryl), and Jimmie Lawson (Rosa); four bonus children and five bonus grandchildren; and a host of cousins and other relatives. Last but not least, his little fur-baby named MJ.
Services entrusted to W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home, Blackstone.
Viewing: September 3, 2022 from 12-7p at W. E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home, Blackstone
Funeral: September 4, 2022 at 1p at Pentecost Church of God in Christ, Blackstone, Va
Interment: Pentecost Church of God in Christ, Victoria, Va.
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