SPRING HOPE --Nellie Bartholomew Pace, 94, died Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Transitions Life Care Center in Raleigh. Visitation with the family was held at Lancaster Funeral Home, 804 N. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg on Sunday, April 7, from 3-4 p.m., followed by a celebration of life service at 4 p.m.
She was born to Agnes Egolia Brantley and James Willis Bartholomew Sr. near White Oak outside of Nashville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice William Pace. Also preceding her in death were five sisters, Agnes Green, Ruby Purkerson, Mattie English, Vivian Murray and Mildred Green; as well as two brothers: Vernon Dick Bartholomew and James Willis Bartholomew Jr.
Surviving: children, Vickie Stainback and Kenneth Pace (Pam); three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Joe Bartholomew; many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great- nephews.
Online condolences can be directed to www.lancasterfcs.com.