Helen Vance

 

 

Age: 76

 

Summary: widow of U.S. Circuit Judge Robert S. Vance, Sr. who was wounded in 1989 by a bomb that killed her husband at her Mountain Brook home when she accepted delivery of a package that had a return address from another judge while she was at the kitchen table later when the package exploded as her husband opened it, who testified at the federal and state trials of Walter Leroy Moody, the man convicted in the mail-bomb slayings of judge Vance and Savannah, Georgia lawyer Robert Robinson.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: February 7, 1934

 

Died: October 18, 2010

 

Location: Mountain Brook, Alabama