Vera Adeline (Knipp) Vance, 88, of Connersville, passed away at the home of her son, Steve, on May 19, 2022. She had been in failing health for the past few years.

She was born July 17, 1933 in Milton, Indiana. She was one of four children born to Lester C. and Ruth M. (Kellam) Knipp and was a 1951 graduate of Centerville High School.

On July 17, 1954, she was married in Connersville to Gwinn C. Vance. Her husband passed away in February of 2004 and they were married for almost 50 years.

She was a loving homemaker and for 18 years was a secretary for Mac Machine. She was a member of the Centerville Christian Church. In her leisure, she enjoyed fishing, boating, and oil painting.

She is survived by a son, Stephen C. Vance and his wife Cora; two grandchildren, Carla and husband Joey Bean and Jared Vance; three great grandchildren, Logan Bean, Londyn Bean, and Stephen Lee Vance; along with several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Velma Jean Hatfield; twin brother, Vern Knipp and brother Dean Knipp; and a grandson, Skyler S. Vance.

Friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 27, 2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Ron Russell officiating. Burial will follow at Dale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be made anytime at