Rhoda Gillespie BLOOM, birth 1818, death Sept 2, 1893. Burial Woodland Cemetery, Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States of America
Margaret Hall “Maggie” Gillespie EDWARDS, birth Oct. 24, 1870. Death Aug. 17, 1928. Burial Oakridge-Glen Oak Cemetery, Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Albert Gillespie, birth Nov. 24, 1883. Death July 17, 1962. Burial Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, United States of America. Second record lists name as Albert A. Gillespie.
Alberta Gillespie, birth Aug. 29, 1920. Death Nov. 21, 1992. Burial Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, United States of America. Second record gives name as Alberta Kellum Gillespie.
Alice Gillespie, birth Sept. 15, 1908. Death Oct. 21, 1997.
Andrew Gillespie, birth Apr. 13, 1887. Death Sept. 1964.
Anna Gillespie, birth June 16, 1889. Death Mar. 1967. Burial All Saints Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, Des Plains, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Beulah Gillespie birth Dec. 4, 1887. Death Jan. 1973.
Calvina A Martin Gillespie “Callie“, birth June 7, 1852. Death March 10, 1939. Burial Bridgeport City Cemetery, Bridgeport, Lawrence, Illinois, United States of America. Maiden name Martin.
Carrie Gillespie, birth March 24, 1888. Death Aug. 1965. Note: Social Security Death Index also lists this record event as being in Wisconsin.
Cecilia Gillespie, birth Jan. 13, 1914. Death July 5, 1999.
Charles M Gillespie, birth 1882. Death Oct 15, 1902. Burial Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, Cook, Illinois, United States of America
Clara F Phemister Gillespie, birth Jan 19, 1919. Death Sept 1993. Burial Maplewood Cemetery, Marion, Williamson, Illinois, United States of America
Claybrone Gillespie, birth Aug. 30, 1912. Death Jan. 1973.
Daphne A Gillespie, birth June 17, 1922. Death June 20, 1974. Burial Valhalla Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Godfrey, Madison, Illinois, United States of America
David Gillespie, birth May 1806. Death Feb. 10, 1881. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
David Gillespie, birth Apr. 6, 1830. Death Aug. 22, 1908. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Delmar Gillespie, birth Feb. 20, 1916. Death June 1976. Second record gives a possible name as Delmar C. Gillespie and *year of birth as 1917, burial in Missouri (see findagrave.com).
Debra Lynn Gillespie, April 20, 1957 – January 24, 2023. Debra Lynn Gillespie, 65, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 2:50 pm. She was born April 20, 1957, in Alton, IL to Louis Mansholt & Amanda Henke Mansholt. She married Gerald W. Gillespie. She was a retired cook. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church of Bunker Hill. She is survived by her spouse, Gerry Gillespie of Bunker Hill, IL, brother, David Mansholt of Bunker Hill, IL, sisters, Karen (Jerry) Jackson of San Antonio, TX, Diane (Joseph) Kravanya of Gillespie, IL, Denise (Charles) Jarden of Bunker Hill, IL, nieces and nephews, Deyon Jensen, Michelle Pease, Marissa Stein, Rachel Bull, Kimberly Hierholzer, Nick Jarden, Allen Mansholt. Debra was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Alvin Louis Mansholt, niece, Rebecca Mansholt. Friends called on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Memorial service was held on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill at 12:00 pm. Inurnment will be in Bunker Hill Cemetery, Bunker Hill, IL.
Donald A Gillespie, 87 of Effingham, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022 at Willowbrook Memory Support Residence in Effingham, IL. Private funeral held at Johnson Funeral Home in town. Burial in St Anthony Cemetery in Effingham with military rites. Donald was born on March 16, 1934 to Alva and Alice Gillespie. He married Ruth Ricketman on April 3, 1956 in Effingham. She predeceased him in death on Dec 2, 2020. Donald retired from the Effingham Police Department as a Sergeant after 21 years of service. He also served honourably in the United States Army. He retired from the Effingham State Bank after many years of service. Donald is survived by his two daughters, Jeannine Corman and June (Schuyler) Griffith; grandchildren Sabina (Larry) Winterrowd, Amanda (Jake) Albert, Jeffrey (Ann) Corman, Hillary (Trey) Falk, and Anna Marie Griffith (Daniel Apke) and great grandchildren: Katie Winterrowed, Easton Albert, Gavin Albert, Layne Flach, Ivy Corman, Emery June Falk, and Olivia Falk. Donald was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Ruth, sisters Madelyn Koester, Barbara White, and Janice Harris, and grandchildren Max Falk, Baby Falk, and Baby Griffith.
Edward Gillespie Sr., birth Aug. 18, 1881. Death Dec. 1963. Burial Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, Christian County, Illinois, United States of America.
Effie Gillespie, birth Dec. 29, 1896. Death Sept. 1969. Death occurred in Missouri.
Elva Gillespie, birth Oct. 2, 1894. Death Jan. 1970. Burial Chenoa Cemetery, Chenoa, McLean County, Illinois, United States of America. Second record gives name as Elva Payne Gillespie.
Ethelbert Gillespie, birth Nov. 3, 1934. Death Jan. 27, 1999. Burial Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, United States of America.
Eugene Lee Gillespie, birth Nov 8, 1928. Death Aug 28, 1982. Burial Saint Francis Cemetery, Teutopolis, Effingham, Illinois, United States of America
Forrest Eugene Gillespie , birth Aug 1, 1922. Death Jan 10, 1996. Burial Maplewood Cemetery, Saint Elmo, Fayette, Illinois, United States of America
Francis Gillespie, birth April 19, 1894. Death Aug. 1964. Burial Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, United States of America. Second record gives name as Francis H. Gillespie.
Francis Marion Gillespie, birth April 21. 1843. Death Nov 14, 1900 Burial Wise-Robinson Cemetery, Ozark, Johnson, Illinois, United States of America
Frankie Gillespie death Oct 24, 1942. Booker T Washington Cemetery, Centreville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States of America
Fred Gillespie, birth Feb. 13, 1904. Death Mar. 1977.
Gerald Dean “Gip” Gillespie, 83, of Bement passed away at 11:08 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 24, 2019) at Champaign-Urbana Nursing and Rehab, Savoy.
Gip was born Sept. 24, 1935, in Champaign, the son of Dean and Clara (Allison) Gillespie. He married Helen McKee on Sept. 24, 1989, in Las Vegas. Gip is survived by his wife, Helen Gillespie of Bement; son, Timothy Dean Gillespie of Garrett; daughters, Terresa Lynn Gillespie of Monticello and Ashley Denise Magos of Urbana; stepdaughter, Sheri Robeck of Mahomet; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sister, Gwen Thompson of Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Tony and Teddy; stepson, David; and grandson, Josh.
Gip retired as a maintenance supervisor at General Cable. Gip served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Albert Parker American Legion Post 620. Gip enjoyed hunting, guns, fishing, camping and traveling and was a St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Bears fan.
A visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello. Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at Mackey-Wright Funeral Home with Pat Tieman officiating. Interment will be held in Bement Township Cemetery. Casual dress is requested by the family.
Gertrude Gillespie, birth Nov. 24, 1887. Death July 1965.
Gertrude M Nelson Gillespie, Dec 12, 1901. Death Oct 25, 1994, Henry Cemetery, Henry, Marshall, Illinois, United States of America. Maiden name Nelson.
George Gillespie, birth March 24, 1887. Death Feb. 24, 1963. Burial Farmers Cemetery, Shobonier, Fayette County, Illinois, United States of America. Second record lists name as George Wilson Gillespie.
George B. Gillespie, birth Sept. 30, 1848. Death Oct. 12, 1918. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Georgiann Marie Gillespie, “Gee” Nov 16, 1957 — Apr 19, 2022, East Moline, IL Georgiann “Gee” Gillespie, 64, of East Moline, IL passed away peacefully on April 19, 2022, Georgiann was born on November 16th, 1957, in Springfield, IL, the daughter of George and Ella Jo Gillespie. She graduated Springfield High School in 1975 and while in Springfield, she enjoyed decorating cakes, being a candy striper at St. John’s hospital and a florist at Jean’s. She was a lover of disco and enjoyed dancing and participating in dance competitions. (and loved Elvis).
In October of 1977 she and her family all moved to the Quad Cities. June of 1978 she was in a car accident which by all science and medicine should had turned out very differently, she survived and God blessed her and her family and gave us 44 bonus years with her. She had touched so many lives at Generations nursing home and Aspen Rehab facility. She was the social butterfly and loved her family at Aspen Rehab. Georgiann will be dearly missed and always remembered for her genuine smile that could light up the room and her laugh that was contagious. Georgiann was predeceased by her father George Gillespie. She is survived by her daughter Jennifer (Jamie) King of Colona, IL. Granddaughter Emilly (Tim) Schanken of Geneseo, IL. Sisters Sue (Curtis) Hanson of Moline, IL. Janie (Richard) Davis of Carterville, IL. Brother Chuck (Theresa) Gillespie of Rock Island, IL. Her mother Ella Gillespie of Moline, IL. Numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Georgiann requested a celebration of life be held in her honor as opposed to traditional funeral services. We request all of Georgiann’s family and friends to join us in celebrating her life in Colona, IL (private invitation to follow on place) on Saturday June 11th, 2022 at 2 pm. In her honor, we are requesting all to wear purple her favorite color.
Harry Gillespie, birth Nov. 23, 1885. Death Jan. 1963.
Harry S Gillespie, birth Nov. 26, 1924. Death Nov. 20, 2001. Death occurred in Minnesota.
Harvey Gillespie, birth Dec. 15, 1900. Death Mar. 19, 1975. Burial College Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, St. Clair County, Illinois, United States of America. Second record gives name as Harvey B. Gillespie.
Hattie L. Gillespie, birth 1879. Death 1954. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States of America. Second record gives name as Hattie Lorene Hanna Gillespie.
Irene Gillespie, birth July 20, 1890. Death May 1965.
Iverna Gillespie, birth Apr. 19, 1900. Death Jan. 1978. Burial Higginsville City Cemetery, Higginsville, Lafayette County, Missouri, United States of America. Second record gives name as Iverna J. Gillespie.
Izora Gillespie, birth Sept. 19, 1909. Death Sept. 1995. Burial Sunset Gardens of Memory, Millstadt, St. Clair County, Illinois, United States of America. Second record gives name as Izora P. Gillespie.
James Gillespie, birth June 14, 1850. Death Mar. 17, 1880. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
James Gillespie, birth March 31, 1899. Death Jan. 1963.
James R. Gillespie, birth Sept. 3, 1913. Death Feb. 24, 2004.
James T. Gillespie, age 33, of Waukegan born to Thomas and Ellen Gillespie on January 26, 1985. He died June 17, 2018. James is survived by his devoted fiancé, Susana Perez; mother Ellen Gillespie; sister Colleen (Andrew) Westerman; nephews Will and Sam Westerman and many special cousins, aunts, uncles, friends – and especially his two feline companions Tyler and Domino. Preceded in death by his father Thomas W. Gillespie and grandparents Marcy and Herb Gillespie and Cal and Cele Cannon. James was a server for various restaurants in Chicago and Highland Park. He was a creative cook, talented artist, a well-rounded athlete and avid sports fan. James was a member at St. Dismas Parish in Waukegan. Special thanks to the supportive care James received from Vista Health, most notably Amber Servatius. Visitation held Tuesday 4-8 PM at Marsh Funeral Home, 305 N Cemetery Rd, Gurnee. Interment at Ascension Catholic Cemetery Chapel, 1920 Buckley Rd, Libertyville. Marsh Funeral Home.
John Gillespie, birth Dec. 25, 1835. Death Jan. 6, 1902. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Jerry Ale Ahzanae Gillespie May 22, 2020 – August 17, 2020 Illinois City, Illinois. ” a sweet loving girl”
John Gillespie, birth Nov. 5, 1893. Death Dec. 1963.
John Gillespie, birth Jan. 8, 1915. Death July 1969. Death occurred in Tennessee.
John Gillespie, birth July 24, 1898. Death Sept. 1975. Burial Sunset Gardens of Memory, Millstadt, St. Clair County, Illinois, United States of America. Second record gives name as John W. Gillespie.
Leslie Eugene Gillespie, Sr, 70, of Kewanee, IL, passed away on June 8, 2023, peacefully at his home. Per his wishes he will be cremated, and no services will be held. Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory-Atkinson Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Les was born on July 17, 1952, in Kewanee, IL, the son of Ralph and Margaret (Zablackis) Gillespie. He married Vivian Davis in 1972 and she preceded him in death in 2021. Les graduated from Kewanee High School and worked in construction all his life. He was a wonderful husband, father, and “PaPa”.
Those left to cherish his memory are son, Leslie Gillespie Jr. of Kewanee, IL, daughter-in-law, Nikki Gillespie of Kewanee, IL, grandchildren; Jaxon, Ruby, Harper, and Ella Gillespie and one great granddaughter, Vivie Gillespie.
Lillian Gillespie, birth Apr. 9, 1890. Death Aug. 1973.
Lulu Mae Gillespie, birth 1878. Death 1931. Burial Fancy Creek Cemetery, Sherman, Sangamon, Illinois, United States of America
Lyle Gillespie, birth Oct. 24, 1923. Death Nov. 1982.
Mae Jane Penney Gillespie, birth March 21, 1926. Death March 31, 2006. Burial Mount Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst, DuPage, Illinois, United States of America. Maiden name Penney.
Maggie Gillespie, birth Dec. 9, 1920. Death Jan. 21, 1997.
Margaret Buckley Gillespie, birth Oct 3, 1874. Death June 11, 1938. Burial Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States of America
Margaret “Maggie” Murray Gillespie, birth Jan. 1845. Death Feb. 14, 1940. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Mary Charmichael Gillespie, birth Nov. 19, 1844. Death Dec. 28, 1913. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Mary Jane Gillespie, birth Dec. 13, 1864. Death Aug. 26, 1865. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Mary Jane Gillespie, birth July 15, 1868. Death July 7, 1869. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Myrtle Gillespie, birth April 7, 1900. Death Aug. 1972.
Patrick J Gillespie, birth March 18, 1877. Death Nov 19, 1944. Burial Calvary Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States of America
Raymond Gillespie, birth April 21, 1919. Death May 1983.
Reginald Gillespie, birth Oct. 3, 1882. Death June 1967. Death occurred in Missouri.
Robert Gillespie, birth July 25, 1895. Death Dec. 1965.
Ruth Marie Gillespie. March 8, 1923 – June 23, 2023. Our mother fought a heroic battle to the end of 100 years. Ruth passed peacefully June 23, 2023 at 9:30 pm. Ruth was the daughter of Sidney William Reno and Marjory Leak Reno. Marjory passed following child birth. Sidney married Genevia Leak who soon became the mother mom would love and know. On August 24, 1940, Ruth married Lloyd Gillespie. Lloyd died in 1988. Ruth now leaves a daughter Janet and Robert Kykendal of Hillsboro, MO, sons, Larry and Sandy Gillespie of Shipman, Gerry Gillespie of Bunker Hill, brother, Don and Joan Reno of Medora, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Ruth’s life was not only a homemaker but following the return from war, Lloyd and Ruth were active with the American Legion. Along with raising children, Ruth helped a good friend of hers, Unma Beckham at the Shipman Lumber Company. In addition, Ruth looked forward to spending time with her special friends, Mary Jean Reno working at the Red Cross Blood Bank.
An additional highlight of her life was the partnership with her mother Genevia in purchasing a small farm. Ruth and Lloyd would go to the farm nearly every evening to feed calves and pigs. Ruth’s brothers lived close enough to help with answering questions. Also, Ruth would share farm stories with Bill Schoenman at church. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, siblings, Russell and Virginia Reno, Mary and Ernie Sons, daughter, Sondra Marie, grandson, Gerald Gillespie and a daughter in law, Debbie Gillespie. Public gravesite service was Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at 10am at Shipman Cemetery. Kravana Funeral Home, Illinois.
Sharon Kay Gillespie, 71, of San Antonio, Florida passed April 15, 2019. Sharon was born to Wilford and Nellie Thannert, October 26, 1947, in Peoria, ILLINOIS. She graduated from Academy of Our Lady High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Illinois University.
She married Jack Leroy Gillespie in 1974, and they lived together most recently in San Antonio, Florida. Together they raised 2 children. She leaves as her legacy: Mary Ellen (Gillespie) Drennen and Joseph Patrick Gillespie. She also leaves to cherish her memory two siblings, Stephen Michael (Cherie) Thannert and Julia Ann (Dale) Moore. Her children remember her as a fun-loving, and hard-working mother.
She is preceded in death by her father Wilford C. Thannert. Sharon is survived by her mother Nellie Thannert, Morton Illinois, her husband Jack, her daughter Mary Ellen Drennen, Thornton, Colorado, and her son Joseph Patrick Gillespie, Thornton, Colorado. She is also survived by her 3 grandchildren, John Connor Drennen, 19, Jack Ryan Drennen, 16, and Maia Hollyn Drennen, 12.
Services will be held Thursday, May 2, at 11:30 a.m. at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 3101 S. Wadsworth Blvd., followed by burial at Fort Logan National Cemetery (in Colorado) at 1 p.m.
Susan Richardson Gillespie, birth Jan. 6, 1810. Death Aug. 27, 1878. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Tom Gillespie, 74, of Claremont, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Carle Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney. Tom was born on May 29, 1944 in Rock Falls, IL, the son of Conrad and Maggie (McCleary) Gillespie. He married Carolyn Sue “Susie” (Burget) on June 30, 1965 in Olney and she survives him.
Tom worked at IGA for many years, later in his career he worked at The Opportunity Center as well as Gumbel Car Sales. Tom enjoyed antiquing and auctions. He also took pleasure in working in his yard. Tom was a devoted family man and enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He volunteered for Big Brothers/Big Sisters and enjoyed working with children. Tom had a genuine smile, a good sense of humor, a big heart, and the gift of gab.
Tom is survived by his wife of 53 years, Susie Gillespie of Claremont; Son, Tom (Sarah Tomlinson) Gillespie of Claremont; Son, Tim Gillespie of Olney; Daughter, Tammy (Tony Jarvis) Gillespie of Vincennes, IN; Daughter, Nikole Gillespie of Claremont; Grandchildren, Jason Gillespie, Shayda Noble, Kennedy Leighty, and Wyatt Rule; and several great grandchildren; Sisters, Joyce Smith of Olney and Sharon (John) Mosser of Arthur, IL; Sister-in-law, Hope Gillespie; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers, and 1 sister.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Kistler-Patterson Funeral Home in Olney with a visitation beginning at 10:00 AM. Cremation rites will be accorded following services.
Thomas Gillespie, death April 11, 1881. Burial Saint Joseph Cemetery, Ivesdale, Champaign, Illinois, United States of America
Thomas Gillespie, birth Feb. 4, 1838. Death Jan. 29, 1902. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Thomas J Gillespie, birth 1910. Death 1933. Burial Mount Olivet Cemetery, Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States of America
Thurman Gillespie, birth June 19, 1910. Death June 1979. Burial Sunset Gardens of Memory, Millstadt, St. Clair County, Illinois, United States of America. Second recordgives name as Thurman R. Gillespie.
Wilbert C Gillespie, birth June 22, 1913. Death Oct. 19, 1998.
William Gillespie, birth March 23, 1880. Death Nov 14, 1954. Burial Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States of America
William Gillespie, birth Apr. 17, 1893. Death Jan. 7, 1978. Burial Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Illinois, United States of America. Second record gives name as William A. Gillespie.
Susan “Susie” Gillespie MCKAY, birth Sept. 16, 1862. Death Jan. 30, 1896. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Agnes Bell Hamilton Gillespie PARK, birth Sept. 2, 1841. Death May 25, 1892. Burial Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America.
Laura D Gillespie WELTY, birth Feb 23, 1892. Death Aug 30, 1975. Burial Tolliver Cemetery, Louisville, Clay, Illinois, United States of America
Anna Elizabeth Gillespie WOODEN, birth Nov 26, 1863. Death July 23, 1909. Burial Crawford Campground Cemetery, Ridgway, Gallatin, Illinois, United States of America. Maiden name Gillespie
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Source of Records: Mormon Website, Find A Grave Index. Online obituaries; Dignity Memorials. Obituare, Funeral Home Obituaries