Nancy Hine

CENTRALIA — Nancy Hine, 76, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia.

She was born January 20, 1944, in Salem, the daughter of Charles Nelms and Dora (Crane) Nelms. She married Richard “Dick” Hine on December 30, 1989, and he preceded her in death on October 30, 2016.

Nancy is survived by her two sons: Logan Patterson of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Stephen Patterson of Kansas City, Kansas; one grandchild: three brothers and a sister: Lola Friedrich of Centralia, Charles “Bud” Nelms of Chicago, Robert “Bob” Nelms and wife Jackie of Junction City, and Eddie Nelms and wife Carolyn of Centralia; a sister-in-law: Jeanne Nelms of Centralia; a special niece: Jane Friedrich, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son: Mike Patterson, two brothers: Dale Nelms and Jack Nelms, and a brother-in-law: Bill Friedrich.

Nancy was a member of the New Life Christian Church in Salem, Illinois. She had a passion for quilting. She loved her family and her cats. Nancy enjoyed going out to eat with her niece, after her husband passed away.

A private family Graveside Service at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia for Nancy Hine will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Leashes of Valor, New Life Christian Church, Centralia American Legion Post 446 and the Centralia V.F.W. Post 2055, or Donor’s Choice and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Hine family.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting and the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home Facebook page.