Nancy Elizabeth Hines

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Nancy Elizabeth Hines, 85, of Lewisburg passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at her residence.

Miss Hines was a native of Belleville, in Lincoln County, and the daughter of the late Carl Grovin Hines and Laura Oma Eakes Hines. She was a longtime resident of Lewisburg and retired from Genesco Shoe Company. Miss Hines was the last surviving member of the all-female gospel singing group known as "The Gospelettes." Although she was the youngest of eight children, she became the nucleus of family gatherings. Miss Hines also was a longtime member of the First Assembly of God, where she devoted most of her time and efforts in serving. One of unquenchable faith, she was considered a "pillar" in her church and was loved by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by five sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include one sister, Eva Lee Brown, several nieces and nephews, and numerous friends.

Funeral services for Miss Hines will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at First Assembly of God in Lewisburg. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Lincoln County.

Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory and also Sunday one hour prior to funeral at the church.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society.

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Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.