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Nancy Cleland "Nan" Hay
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1954
Travis County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1973
Harris County
Texas, USA

Nancy was one of the sweetest, and most beautiful young women I have ever seen. She had straight, long brown hair down past her waist, with no bangs and wore it so that it parted in the middle. It was 1972 and bell bottoms were in style. We both wore a size 7 and shared each others clothes.

I was the roommate at her 1st apt for a brief period, when we were both 18. She was an only child and had just gotten a promotion at work. Her boyfriend was Greg N Lucas. She had a VW Beetle and slept in a single daybed. I slept on the floor on a cot in the living room. For seating she had director's chairs that folded up. I thot it was heaven.

When Nan moved again, I moved home and we lost touch with each other. Her 2nd apt had a sliding glass door for the main door. Nan had a habit of sleeping with the tv on, so she could fall asleep by the white noise, so she did not hear the intruder. On Dec 30, Nan was murdered in her sleep. The perp then stole her VW Beetle.

I was away in AR at the time, and when I got back, I saw her blood stained bed on the news. That is how I found out she was gone. She had just turned 19.

Today, over 40 years later, I am still haunted by this tragedy. My heart aches for her parents who lost their only child and for Nan, whose life was cut short.

This is for you , Nan...

"Now I lay me down to sleep. I pray the LORD my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the LORD my soul to take."

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  Malcolm Carlile Hay (1921 - 2009)
  Mary Ellen Mitchell Hay (1926 - 2010)
Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery
Harris County
Texas, USA
Created by: Anna
Record added: Jul 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94247410
Nancy Cleland Nan Hay
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Nancy Cleland Nan Hay
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