Dennis E. Florence
Dennis E. Florence, 55, of Springfield, died at 11:30 pm, Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Symphony of Lincoln. He was born March 25, 1959 in Springfield to Charles and June Florence Sr.
Survivors include his mother June Florence of Washington, D.C.; two daughters, Charlene (Robert) Gray and Nadilene Florence both of Springfield; four grandchildren, Jennica Shields, Kaylia Ashford, Cassidii Ashford and Kaylynn Florence; two sisters, Patty Florence of Springfield and Cheryl Roland of St. Louis; one brother, Charles (Florence) Florence Jr. of Springfield and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father and sister Jennifer Florence.
Dennis is a lifelong resident of Springfield and worked as a laborer.
Visitation: 10-11 am, Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at St. Paul’s AME Church.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at St. Paul’s AME Church with Reverend Galda McCants officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.