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Deborah Janice Lance, 53

Deborah Janice Lance, 53

Deborah Janice Lance, 53, of Hendersonville died on Thursday, April 4, 2013, at the Elizabeth House.

A native of Henderson County, she was born on Jan. 31, 1960, to the late Bennie Lance and Hazel Hooper-Worley. She was also preceded in death by her stepmother Frances Lance; her brother, Tony Lance; and her son, Laramie Mark Tate.

She enjoyed going camping, spending time at the beach and participating in Bible studies. She was of the Jehovah's Witness faith.

She is survived by her daughter, Melissa Hudson (Chris) of Arden; her son, Brian Beddingfield (Marianne De La Cruz) of Hendersonville; her sister, Teresa Sprinkle (Wayne) of Fletcher; her grandson, Jacob Hudson of Asheville; her granddaughter, Jenna Hudson of Arden; her significant other, Jimmy Metcalf of Hendersonville and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Thos. Shepherd's Church Street Chapel with the Rev. Eugene Dodd officiating. The family will receive friends at her home following the service.

A register book is available online for family and friends by visiting