Willie Frances Chance
Funeral Date: 3/9/2009

Willie Frances Chance, age 78, of Warren, AR. died Wednesday March 4, at Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock, AR. Born July 18, 1930 in Queen City, TX. a daughter of the late Joe Arrington and Pearl Estelle Coats Arrington she was a homemaker, member First United Pentecostal Church and the widow of Wilbert Troy Chance who died January 17, 1998. They were united in marriage May 29, 1947. Also, preceding her in death was a son Harold Chance. Survivors are 2 sons James Chance, Rohnert Park, CA. and Rev. Johnny Chance, Silsbee, TX. 1 daughter Diann Tisdale, Collinsville, OK. 1 sister Marie Harrison, Mesquite, TX. 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Monday March 9, Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Anthony Hearnsberger, Rev. John Chance, Rev. Nathan Dupree officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and music was by Jana McVay and Jennifer Schmedding. Burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery in El Dorado, AR. by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Terry Chance, Randy Chance, Jason Chance, Kevin Rice, Lance Hall, Monte Chance, Mark McVay and Wolfie Schmedding.



Name: Keith Hearnsberger
Message: Sis Chance was a dear soul and she will be missed. May God bless and keep you in your time of loss.

Name: Cheryl Hogg

Name: Alton & Alisa Jackson
Message: We have lost a very dear friend and she will surely be missed by everyone.

Name: Travis/Rachelle Tadlock
Message: Our deepest sympathy to the beloved family of this faithful woman of God.

Name: Rosetta Watson
Message: My heart and prayers are with you,I am so sorry I can`t be there with you,I had a light stroke about 4 weeks ago so I almost feel like I am on house arrest I love you all God Bless Rosetta

Name: Jana McVay
Message: My grandmother will be sorely missed by our family. Thank God for her healing! Now she is praising God right next to my PawPaw, Uncle Harold, Granny Arrington, Pappy and Little Granny Chance, and a host of other loved ones who are rejoicing with her in heaven tonight.

Name: John Chance
Message: Dearest Granny, I love you in so many ways. I'm proud to be your first grandson. I hope and pray that I have made you equally proud. I treasure the times we shared as we talked about the Lord and His word. Thank you for sharing the truth of God's love with me and my family. Thank you for being a shining light that illuminated the love and grace of Jesus Christ even until the very last moment of your life. I will miss you. I look forward to seeing you and Papa again some day in a place reserved just for us.

Name: Donna Stephens New
Message: I rejoice in knowing that our dear Sis. Chance is no longer suffering. I pray for the strength and comfort in this time of sorrow. I treasure the memories of the years when life lead the Chance Family to Livingston, TX for 13 years. I am thankful for those good times we shared.

Name: Lunell Stephens
Message: A close friend has gone to her reward. We have many special and precious memories of times past. I can almost hear her voice belting out that song "I'm Longing For Home". She has arrived at that place and may God strengthen her loved ones as the journey continues.

Name: Delana Fogleman
Message: So sorry to hear about Sis. Chance. I have very fond memories of her when they were in Livingston. She was a wonderful children's church leader and pastor's wife. We have good memories of songs she sang at our church. Also, she could tell Bible stories in such an interesting way. We love her and she will be missed. May God comfort you in this time of great loss.

Name: Terry and Maribeth Snow
Message: We are so sorry to hear of Sister Chance's passing! Her grandson is our wonderful pastor. She has left such a legacy to her family!

Name: Harold & Lavell Maxwell
Message: Extending our very deepest sympathy, we are praying for the family

Name: Thomas @ Lee Ann Lee

Name: Montie &Heidi Fortkamp
Message: We share in the sorrow of the passing of your mother James but rejoice with you in the promise we have in Christ that we will all be together one day forever! May God's great grace and peace be with you and Jacqueline and the rest of your family. With love from Santa Rosa brother Montie & Heidi Fortkamp

Name: Jocelyn Henry
Message: I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Sis. Chance. I love her dearly. She was truly a woman of God. Bro. and Sis. Chance you are wonderful people and I love you so much.I will never forget you all. May God bless and be with your family during this time and always.

Name: James Chance
Message: Mom, As I watched you slip into that deep sleep and into the peace of God, I wanted to rejoice. I know that you have are not feeling pain any more. I have great peace in knowing that you have run the race, kept the faith and finished the course, and now are able to reap your rich reward. You will be missed by all of our family and friends, but we don't regret your gradation to another life. Love from your oldest son.