Nancy Lee Gillespie Hill, 73, of Hopkinsville, passed away at 11:44 a.m. Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Christian Health Center.
A private family service will be held at a later date. Hughart, Beard and Giles Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Hill was born in Dawson Springs, KY on October 3, 1947 the daughter of the late James Edward Gillespie and Gracie Mabel Patterson Gillespie. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings: Ronnie Taylor Gillespie, Melissa Kay Gillespie Miller, Clarence Edward Gillespie, and John Kenneth Gillespie.
Nancy had a degree in accounting from Austin Peay State University and worked at Kentucky Derby Hosiery. Nancy was a member of St. John United Methodist Church, enjoyed gardening, and was a Master Gardener. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Survivor include her husband of 51 years: Gary Randall Hill; her daughters: Alison Hill Lewis and her husband Chad of Bowling Green, KY and Shelley Hill Payne and her husband Ben of Hopkinsville; five grandchildren: Logan Avery Lewis, Garret Michael Lewis, Laney Grace Lewis, Caroline Taylor Payne, and Jonathan Bates Payne; a sister-in-law: Ruth Gillespie; brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Jeff and Faye Hill; and nieces: Julie Ante, Laura Gillespie, and Abby Gillespie.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, Christian Health Center of Hopkinsville, KY or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.