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Brent Warren Dance

September 13, 1972 ~ October 16, 2023 (age 51) 51 Years Old

Brent Dance Obituary

Brent Warren Dance, 51, of Center, Texas, passed away on October 16, 2023. He was born on September 13, 1972, in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Sammy Dance and Barbara (Warren) Dance. 

A funeral service will be held at 2PM on Friday, October 20, 2023, at Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas, with Rev. Malcolm Monroe officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

A visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 1PM at Mangum Funeral Home.

Brent graduated from Center High School in 1991. He then attended Texas Tech University majoring in Business Administration and Finance. He graduated in 1995 with Cum Laude honors.

Brent worked at Shelby Savings Bank as a loan officer from 1995 until 1997 when he went into the ice and water distribution business. He built a new plant on Louisiana Street and the company known as Artic Ice and Clear Springs delivered ice and water to Shelby and its surrounding counties for the next 15 years. After selling Artic Ice and Clear Springs, Brent began working as a registered landman. He enjoyed the research and traveling throughout the East Texas area to lease minerals.

Brent was a member of the National Association of Registered Landmen, several organizations related to flying, and was a charter member of Pineywoods Flyers.

Brent was a lifelong member of the First Methodist Church, Center.

He is survived by his parents,

Sammy and Barbara Dance



Raymond Edward Dance



Spence Dance and wife Monica

Sammy Jefferson Dance and wife Judith


Nieces and Nephews,

Sierra Dance

Ashley Dance

Connor Dance


Aunts and Uncles,

Connie Mettauer and husband Joe Bill

Kathy Ross Warren


Numerous cousins and friends.


Brent is preceded in death by his grandparents, Carlton and Hulon Dance, Dr. and Mrs. Spencer Warren; uncles, William Spencer Warren, Thomas Charles Warren; aunt, Donna Warren Holt.

Pallbearers serving will be Jeremy Eells, Joel Wagnon, O’Neal Jones, Greg George, Darin Borders, and Tristan Samford.

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October 20, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Mangum Funeral Home
420 San Augustine St
Center, Texas 75935

Funeral Service
October 20, 2023

2:00 PM
Mangum Funeral Home
420 San Augustine St
Center, Texas 75935


Oaklawn Memorial Park
Shelby county
Center, TX 75935


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