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