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DANCE, Leatrice Celestine, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. She was born on July 9, 1955, in Charles City, Virginia. She accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age at Gilfield Baptist Church in Charles City, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her loving and supportive parents, Hydelia Cotman and Warren Edward (Bott) Jones; and brother, Warren Craig Jones. Leatrice retired from the Medical College of Virginia, now VCU Health, after 27 years of dedicated service. She leaves to cherish her loving memory her two children, Lakhesia Yesheia Jones and Shaun Dallas Dance; two grandchildren, Myles Dallas Dance, mother, Sherita and Chase Warren Jones; three brothers, Benjamin Durelle Benford Sr. (Cynthia), Kenneth Lamont Jones and Oryan Derrell Jones; two sisters, Ellen Tyler and Tiffany Scott (Tracey); six nieces, a devoted, Saisha Jasnik Benford; three nephews, a devoted, Benjamin Benford Jr.; two loving and devoted friends, Vera Tann (Ronnie) and Avery "AJ" Johnson; in addition to a host of friends and colleagues whom she loved dearly. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the Little Elam Baptist Church, 8840 Church Ln., Charles City, Va. The Rev. James H. Johnson Jr. will eulogize. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, at the Mimms Funeral Home, 1827 Hull St., Richmond, (804) 232-3874. To leave online condolences, visit us at

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