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Nancy Robertson Obituary (1932 – 2021) – Spartanburg, SC

Nancy Hill Robertson
Might 1, 1932 – July 2, 2021
Spartanburg, South Carolina – Nancy (Nan) Lee Hill Robertson, age 89, handed away peacefully on July 2, 2021 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Household. Nancy was born on Might 1, 1932, in Pulaski, TN to the late William Lawson Hill, Sr., and Birdie Lee Roberts Hill. She was preceded in dying by her loving husband of 63 yrs, William Wallace Robertson sister, Mildred Jean Hill brother, William Lawson Hill, Jr. (Hazel Gregory Hill) of Nashville, TN, and sister-in-regulation, Mary Eleanor Robertson Granstaff.
Born in the course of the Great Depression, Nancy missing her mother and sister at age 6, resulting in her creating a robust character and turning into a female of fantastic faith. Nancy was then elevated by her loving family, her grandparents, Clark and Sophie Hill, her terrific uncle and aunt, Jess and Ada Hill, foster mother and father, Orville and Mary Jane Patton and a expensive cousin, Jewell Sparks, all of the Center Tennessee space.
Nancy attended Watertown Substantial University in Watertown, TN the place she was a cheerleader and played basketball, with her really like for physical schooling beginning through these several years. She also satisfied her “partner to be” Wallace, although in substantial university, but he was two yrs her senior and their paths took them in diverse directions for the subsequent 10 years.
Nancy attended Middle Tennessee State College exactly where she majored in Science, but it was her slight in Bodily Schooling that was her correct love and reward. She taught PE at South Cobb Significant in Austell, GA for 4 a long time ahead of she reconnected with the really like of her daily life though executing graduate get the job done back at MTSU. Nancy and Wallace ended up married in 1957 and work prospects took them to Mableton, GA, Huntsville AL and ultimately to Spartanburg, SC in 1970 with her husband accepting a placement at Beverage-Air. Nancy was impressive by nature. When in Alabama, she start out the 1st PE software at Westlawn Junior Superior in Huntsville and volunteered instructing PE at Chapman Elem Faculty, exactly where her daughters attended. Upon arrival in Spartanburg, she started volunteering her time in PE at Woodland Heights Elementary from 1970-1974. When District 6 started their elementary PE system for all educational institutions, Nancy was instrumental in building the elementary P.E. curriculum for District 6 and was requested to be the guide PE teacher as effectively as to educate K-2nd grade PE at Woodland Heights and Westview Elementary Educational facilities. The elementary PE teachers ended up Nancy’s second family members, and she remained in touch with all of them all over the many years due to the fact retirement in 1986. She and her students’ beloved activities incorporated the 3rd Quality Jump Roping contest, parachute functions and “Rooster Extra fat” heat up routines. Nancy was voted the 1984 receiver of the South Carolina Association for Health, Physical Schooling, Recreation and Dance Elementary Level Award for Teaching Excellence.
Nancy was a lifelong Methodist and attended Bethel UMC where she was an active member for 50 several years. She was lively in the United Methodist Women of all ages, Circle Chairman, and founder of Circle 7, Preschool Coordinator, Schooling Committee chairman, and H. F. Chreitzburg Sunday University teacher for around 25 a long time.
Nancy and her partner took a lot of superb trips even though he was functioning for Beverage Air, but a personal most loved was their journey to the Holy Land. Nancy manufactured buddies conveniently where ever she traveled and deemed you a good friend for life. Nancy was a caregiver by nature and was often performing one thing form for a buddy, a church member, or a neighbor in want. She liked entertaining her family, shut pals and in particular loved when her grandchildren came to visit.
Nancy’s pastimes provided her like for flower and vegetable gardening, genealogy investigation of her mother’s family and numerous satisfying many years of attending Clemson soccer online games with her relatives and friends.
Nancy is survived by her two daughters, Debbie Roberson Locke (Joe) of Spartanburg and Jeannie Robertson Metzger (Bill) of Columbia, SC 4 grandchildren, Jordan Lee Locke Shurburtt (Jonathan) of Spartanburg, Daniel Joseph Locke (Meredith) of Roswell GA, William Lee Metzger of Charleston, SC, and Christopher Hill Metzger of Washington DC, three important fantastic-granddaughters, Rylan Shurburtt, Brooklyn Shurburtt and Harper Locke, and two sisters-in-regulation, Bertie Robertson Harrison (Thermon) of Alexandria TN and Marjorie Robertson Lanius (Charles) of Lebanon TN.
The family members would like to thank Mrs. Robertson’s unique caregivers from Comfort and ease Keepers, especially Mrs. Wendi Stevens and Mrs. Brenda Williams. Also, several thanks to the caring personnel at Woodland Position that has been home for the previous two many years.
Visitation for Nancy will be held on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 1:00 – 2:15 PM in the Bethel United Methodist Church Sanctuary, 235 S. Church Road, Spartanburg, SC 29306. A Celebration of Life Provider will right away abide by at 2:30 PM, done by The Rev. David E. Nichols and The Rev. Cameron Y. Treece. A non-public graveside company will be held with the spouse and children in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of bouquets, memorial contributions could be produced to Bethel United Methodist Church, 245 S. Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306.
An on-line guest register is available at
Floyd’s North Church Street Chapel

Revealed by The Point out on Jul. 4, 2021.