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Date published: 4/14/2014

Lucille Nelson-Hill

The beautiful life of Lucille Francis Nelson-Hill, loving daughter of the late Carrie Payne and Thomas J. Payne, ended at Mary Washington Hospital on Saturday, April 5, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick C. Nelson; two brothers, Elwood and Thomas "Sonny Boy" Payne and a very close friend, Mary "IB" Bridgewater.

Lucille Nelson-Hill was born Aug. 1, 1927, in Stafford County, and attended Stafford County public schools. She was a registered nurse at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg for several years and retired as head nurse at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Quantico.

Lucille Nelson was a member of Little Forest Baptist Church in Stafford, under the leadership and direction of the Rev. Nelson Sneed.

She leaves to mourn her passing her husband, James Hill of Stafford; one loving son and her primary caregiver, Frederick P. Nelson (Jr) of Upper Marlboro Md.; one sister in-law, Mildred O. Loftin of Stafford; one brother in-law, Edgar A. Nelson of Stafford; one stepgranddaughter, Andrea Brown of Forestville Md.; three great-grandchildren, eight stepchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 11 to noon Thursday, April 17, at Little Forest Baptist Church in Stafford. A homegoing service will be held at noon at the church, with the Rev. Nelson Snead officiating. Interment will be in the NelsonHill cemetery in Stafford.