BUCKSPORT – Frances “Liz” Nevells, 65, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, March 10, 2012, at a Bangor hospital with her loving family by her side. She was born Dec. 29, 1946, the daughter of Maxwell and Margaret (Lamoreau) Nevells.

She was originally from Blue Hill. She had a great love for children and animals, and enjoyed her pets and working in the garden.

Liz is survived by one sister, Ruth Nevells of Bucksport; one brother, Roger Nevells and wife, Patricia, of Sidney; three stepchildren, Sheila Hardy of Stonington, Julie Redman of Blue Hill and Harland “Hikie” Nevells Jr. of Stonington; several stepgrandchildren, five nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Liz was predeceased by her husband, Harland Nevells Sr.

Family and friends will gather for visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at Bucksport Church of God, 94 Race Course Road, Bucksport, where a funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, with the Rev. Ron Pyle officiating. Interment will be held in the spring at Seaside Cemetery, Blue Hill. Arrangements are under the direction of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport.