USA: Michigan Deaths

Eliza Jane Gillespie BUCHANAN 18381901. Buried Fairview Cemetery, Michigan


Abigail Gillespie 1846 – 1928. Buried Ravenna Cemetery, Michigan

Alice Gillespie, wife of Patrick died April 15, 1862, age 67. Buried  Old Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Flint, MIchigan

Alice Gillespie death June 19, 2005 Macomb Co, Michigan

Alice Gloria "Midge" GillespieAlice Gloria “Midge” Gillespie, 87,  passed away Monday, December 16, 2019, at her home in Evergreen Shores, St. Ignace, Michigan, with her long-time caregiver and loving son Terry Gillespie at her side. Midge was born in Moran, Michigan, on August 30, 1932, to Herman and Elsie Huskey. Midge attended Moran Elementary School and LaSalle High School. She married Jay Edward Gillespie and they made their home on Mackinac Island, Michigan before moving back to St. Ignace when their children were ready to start school. She worked at Highstone Department Store and at Castle Rock in St. Ignace, as well as on Mackinac Island, before starting her own store, Gillion’s, in St. Ignace. After she closed the store, she worked until retirement for local hotels. Midge’s favorite things included spending time at home working puzzles, reading, playing cribbage, gardening, and walking or taking rides in the woods. She loved hunting and fishing, picnics, and buggy rides. She enjoyed going bowling and dancing, going to deer camp and feeding the deer and animals, going to local fairs and horse pulls. She liked cross country skiing, and snowmobiling to the Island. Midge was a member of the Episcopal Church in St. Ignace.


Betty Jean Gillespie death Jan 29, 2018 Livingston Co, Michigan

Blanche L Gillespie  1892 – 1976 “Mother”   See also Henry S Gillespie. Hillcrest Cemetery, MIchigan


Carol Gillespie death May 13, 2015 Macomb Co, Michigan

Carol L. Gillespie Midland, Michigan ObituaryCarol E Gillespie, Midland, Michigan. Sept 16, 1941 – Dec 25, 2022.  Age 81 of Midland, passed away on Sunday December 25, 2022 at My Michigan Medical Center, Midland. The daughter of the late Harvey C. and Beatrice M. (Krause) Ropp was born in Midland on September 16, 1941. Carol had been employed with The Dow Chemical Co. until retiring in 1991 after 30 years of service. She attended Homer United Methodist Church. Carol enjoyed spending her time with her grandkids. Surviving is her husband of 61 years, Glenn Gillespie of whom she married on May 27 1961; daughter, Colleen Gillespie; grandchildren, Tonya Gillespie, Eric Weinert, Dylan Weinert; sister, Wendy (Rob) Donovan. In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her son, Steven Gillespie; and sister, Sharon Ortiz. Funeral and committal services was conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 30, 2022 from Homer United Methodist Church. Interment  in Midland Memorial Gardens.

Catherine Gillespie death May 27, 1989 Wayne Co, Michigan

Catherine E Gillespie 1844 1905. Gillespie Monument. Maplegrove Cemetery, Michigan

Charles Gillespie death Nov 10, 1984 Oakland Co, Michigan

Christine Gillespie obituary Oct 10, 1926 Kent Co, Michigan

Clara F Gillespie death Feb 18, 1897, age 36. Father’s name Justin Stiner. Mother Eliza Stiner. Michigan

Clarence Gillespie obituary Dec 17, 1962 Michigan

Cleo Gillespie death Dec 7, 1959 Macomb Co, Michigan

Clark Gillespie birth Michigan, farmer, death March 24, 1884 Scipio, Hillsdale Co,  Michigan. single, age 19 years 26 days, heart disease, s/o W H Gillespie & E M Gillespie of Mosherville.

Cletus Gillespie obituary Feb 7, 1986 Kent Co, Michigan

Clifford Gillespie obituary Sept 19, 2003 Kent Co, Michigan

Clifford Lee Gillespie death Aug 13, 1984 Livingston Co, Michigan

Clyde Gillespie obituary July 7, 1918 Kent Co, Michigan

Cora Gillespie death Aug 27, 2017 Macomb Co, Michigan


Dale "Giz" E. Gillespie Kawkawlin, Michigan ObituaryDale “Giz” E Gillespie, age 84, passed away Thursday, December 15, 2022, at his lakeside cottage at Londo Lake in Hale, Michigan with his family by his side following a brief illness. He was born in Bangor Township, Michigan on February 9, 1938, to the late Ivan E. and Gladys (Taylor) Gillespie. He graduated from TL Handy High School, Class of 1956 and joined the U.S. Marines for 3 years of service. He retired from Bay City Powertrain and wintered in South Fort Myers, FL where he became a 31-year member of the American Legion Post 0274. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and golfing, where he hit his first hole in one at the age of 84. He enjoyed living near the water. He married Betty Ann Hales, on November 5, 1960 at Jefferson Ave. Methodist Church in Saginaw.

Dale is survived by his wife, Betty Ann, along with their son Kyle (Betty Jeanne) Gillespie, daughter-in-law, Michelle Gillespie, and sister-in-law, Marsha Hale and 4 grandchildren, Brooke, Brande, Kristin and Taylor, and 5 great-grandchildren. His siblings Ivan (Wayne) Gillespie, and Jewel (Dean) Oswald, Jack (Karen) Gillespie and Joy (Glenn) Knochel, and brother and sisters in laws, Don (Sandy) Hales, Barb Bryant. He was preceded in Death by son Kevin Dale Gillespie, a grandson Jason Dale Gillespie, his in-laws, Tom and Marian Higgins-Hales, Jim Hales, brother-in-law, Eric Bryant, sister-in-law Shirley Gillespie.

Funeral Services was held Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at 2:00 pm at Rivertown Funeral Chapel, Kawkawlin, Michigan, with Pastor Sam Bennett presiding, with Military Honors. Family greeted friends from 10:30am until the time of service.

Daniel Gillespie birth IRELAND. Death Aug 11, 1875 Cedarville, Menominee Co, Michigan, age 40, inflammation of bowels, laborer.

David Gillespie birth Ohio. Death June 15, 1868 Clinton, Michigan

David Gillespie death Aug 15, 2017 Macomb Co, Michigan

She is survived by 2 sons, Deane Jr. of Hessel, and James of St.Ignace; 2 daughters, Laurie and Reggie Gough, Cedarville, and Florence Gillespie-Cardinal, Cedarville; son in law, Jack Dehring, Mackinac Island; brother, Jack Perault, Mackinac Island; 3 sisters. Kitty and Calvin Horn, Mackinac Island; Mary and Bill Benoit, Alanson; Sue and Dr Bill Chambers, Mackinac Island; 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Deane R. Gillespie on May 31,2017, and a daughter, Dorothy Dehring on January 4,2017. Dot will be sorely missed by those who knew her, as she had many, many friends.
At her request no services will be held at this time. Burial of her ashes will be on Mackinac Island with her husband n the spring. Dodson Funeral Home assisted the family.


Earl Gillespie death Oct 5, 1965 Macomb Co, Michigan

Edward Gillespie death May 28, 2008 Oakland Co, Michigan

Edward Gillespie death April 7, 1971 Macomb Co, Michigan

Edward Gillespie death March 8, 1972 Macomb Co, Michigan

Edward James Gillespie Interred Aug 6, 1902 Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Edwin Gillespie death May 29, 2005 Macomb Co, Michigan

Eliza Ann Gillespie birth CANADA, death Sept 16, 1879 Sault Ste Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, single, age 19, typhoid fever, d/o Robert Gillespie, residence Detour, Michigan & Elizabeth Ann Gillespie

Elizabeth Gillespie birth Tryony, IRELAND death June 27, 1895, d/o Daniel Donaldson

Elizabeth Gillespie death Aug 13, 2017 Macomb Co, Michigan

Emma Gillespie death June 23, 1987 Macomb Co, Michigan

Ernest Gillespie birth Michigan, death Sept 11, 1894, Michigan, s/o Walter & Grace Gillespie

Eugene Wm Gillespie March 7, 1917/July10, 1972. Mich Pvt Us Army WW II. See wife, Doris E.  Buried Bristol Cemetery, MIchigan

Eva Gillespie death May 27, 1993 Saginaw, Michigan

Eva Gillespie, MIchigan
Eva Gillespie, MIchigan

Eva Charles-Andra Mathews-Gillespie, (Mathews), Thursday, August 17th, 1950  Thursday, January 21st, 2021. Funeral Sunday, Jan 31st, 2021 Ivy Kay Gillespie Memorial Chapel, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Obituary no longer available. 



Flora Alice Gillespie b 1887. Died 1941. See Joe Gillespie. Buried Pleasanton Cemetery, Michigan

Frances Gillespie death May 2, 2011 Macomb Co, Michigan

Frances Gillespie death Dec 13, 1979 Macomb Co, Michigan

Francis L Gillespie birth Michigan. Death Dec 20, 1873 Flint, Genesee, Michigan, age 5 months 14 days, inflammation of bowels,  child of Michael & Mary Gillespie, Flint, Michigan

Frank Gillespie  b 1874. Died 1888. Pleasanton Cemetery, MIchigan. See also James and Ruth.

Frank R Gillespie birth Apena, Michigan. Death Sept 2, 1894 Alpena, Michigan, age one year. s/o William & Ella Gillespie

Frederick Lee Gillespie death July 11, 2010 Livingston Co, Michigan

Fremont Gillespie 1856 – 1924. See Matilda. Buried Mt Vernon Cemetery, Michigan


George Gillespie death June 20, 1880 Kawkawlin, Bay, Michigan, drowned age 9 years, son of James & Mary Gillespie, Kawkawlin, Michigan

George H Gillespie 1867  – 1936 Gillespie Monument, Maple Grove Cemetery, Michigan

Gerald Gillespie, aged 80, passed away Monday Dec 12, 2011. Gerald was born July 28, 1931 in Conklin, MI. to Joseph and Gertrude (Dekker) Gillespie both of whom preceded him in death. Gerald was also preceded in death by his wife Delores in 2007 and daughter-in-law Sandie in 2008. He was retired from the Muskegon Co. Road Commission and was a member of the Conklin Reformed Church. He is survived by his 3 sons, Stanley, Alan (Faythe), and Robert (Theresa); daughter, Kathy (Dan) Norton; 16 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; sisters, Mary (Merle) Bonter and Norma Gillespie; sister-in-laws, Ruby Gentz, Edith McDonald and Grace Hitt; brother-in-law, George Gillhespy and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Service was held Friday 11:00 AM at the Conklin Reformed Church, Rev Tony DeLaRosa and Rev Rick Christy officiating. Interment in Ravenna Twp. Cemetery.

Gertrude Gillespie birth CANADA. Death Nov 8, 1874 Lapeer, Michigan, single, age 19, absess. d/o Edgar J Gillespie & Mahala Gillespie, Lapeer, Michigan

Gertrude Gillespie, Michigan
Gertrude Gillespie, Michigan

Gertrude F Gillespie, “Trudy”  August 25, 1930 – April 24, 2023 died age 92 at her home. She was born in 1930 to her parents Otto & Frieda (Pinz) Klann in St Joseph. She was the second of three children. In 1945, Trudy started working at Gillespie’s Drug Store and worked her way from a soda fountain girl to manager. She graduated with the class of 1948 from St Joseph High School. On Sept 9, 1951 she married the love of her life, Bill Gillespie, at St Peter’s United Church. Together they had four children: Frank, Victoria, Paul and Tom. The drugstore remained a hallmark in the family until it was sold in 1985.  Trudy was an active member of St Peter’s United Church and the Garden Club. She also volunteered with Habitat For Humanity, and ran in several 5k charity events. She was an excellent cook, loved to read and enjoyed several games. She played golf with her husband and was a bowler. Trudy is survived by three remaining children: Victoria Ann Gillespie, Robert Paul Gillespie, and Thomas William Gillespie. and other family members. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 64 years, son Frank, and two brothers.

A celebration of her life was held on Sat, April 29th 2023 at 12 noon. Internment Riverside Cemetery, St Joseph, MI

Gertrude L Gillespie birth Michigan, death August 9, 1887 Allegan, Michigan. d/o Martin & Sabrina Gillespie

Gladys N Gillespie  1897 – 1997 See also Robert A. Bristol Cemetery, Michigan

Glen Gillespie death May 8, 1969 Macomb Co, Michigan

Gustavus A Gillespie  1830 – 1905. Gillespie Monument. Maplegrove Cemetery, Michigan.


Harley William Gillespie b Aug 9, 1913. Death Oct 29, 1996. Residence Ludington, Mason, Michigan[. Died in Ludington. Buried Pleasanton Cemetery, Michigan

Harriet Gillespie birth ENGLAND. Death Sept 29, 1894 Michigan

Harry G Gillespie 1897 – 1941 Gillespie Monument. Maplegrove Cemetery, Michigan.

Helen Gillespie death April 18, 1995 Macomb Co, Michigan

Henry Gillespie death March 18, 1968 Oakland, Michigan

Henry S Gillespie 1890 –1984. “Father”. See also Blanche L. Hillcrest Cemetery, Michigan

Henry Gillespie death March 6,  1985 Macomb Co, Michigan

Howard Gillespie death Sept 30, 1980 Wayne Co, Michigan


I M B Gillespie birth Ohio, death Nov 13, 1897 Michigan,  d/o Enoch & Mary Gillespie

Ira Gillespie birth Michigan, death Nov 17, 1890 Calhoun, MIchigan. s/o James & Polly Gillespie.


James Gillespie b 1862. Died 1886. Pleasanton Cemetery, Michigan. See also Frank and Ruth.

James Gillespie death April 3, 2017 Macomb Co, Michigan

James Gillespie death Oct 20, 2011 Macomb Co, Michigan

James Washington Gillespie,Jr  birth Oct 11, 1987. Death Aug 6, 2014. Place of Death Inc. Interred Aug 22, 2014  Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Jane L Gillespie birth Palmyra, New York, death Oct 18, 1867 Ann Arbor City, Washtenaw, Michigan, single, age 15 years 14 days peritonitus. d/o George D Gillespie & Rebecca P Gillespie, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Jas Gillespie birth CANADA. Death Oct 29, 1886 Tompkins, Jackson Co, Michigan, age 34 years 6 months. Consumption,  s/o Wm & Jane Gillespie, Michigan. Laborer.

Jason Gillespie birth New York. Death Sept 1, 1872, Allegan, Michigan. Married. Age 77 years 4 days, paralysis, farmer.

Joe Gillespie  b 1867. d 1940. See Flora Alice. Buried Pleasanton Cemetery, Michigan

John Gillespie birth Tipperary, IRELAND, death Sept 15, 1874 Orangeville, Barry, Michigan. age 72 years, 3 months, 6 days, old age.

John W Gillespie age 85 years, passed away at his home north of Tecumseh, Saturday evening, 1927?   He had been in his usual health until Wednesday evening, when he suffered a stroke. The deceased was born on a farm north of Tecumseth, where he had spent his entire life. Mrs Gillespie passe away January 1st, leaving four children: Frank of Monroe, Clare and Victor of Clinton, and Leva at home survive. Funeral was held Tuesday afternoon from the home. Note: Newspaper and date unknown, the year 1927 based on birthdate and age at death.

Joseph Gillespie, MIchigan
Joseph Gillespie, MIchigan

Joseph Dean Gillespie,  January 1, 1954 ~ December 27, 2020, 66 Years Old. Joseph Gillespie, 66, of Marshall died on Sunday December 27, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family following a long illness. Joe was born on January 1, 1954 in Battle Creek to Dean and Dixie (Brunner) Gillespie. He graduated from Harper Creek High School in 1972. On June 1, 1985 he married Susan Thomas in Battle Creek at Trinity Lutheran Church.

Joe worked for the Kellogg Company for 36 years retiring in 2009. He was an avoid outdoors man enjoyed fishing, working in the yard and riding motorcycles when he was younger. Joe also enjoyed spending time with his friends from school and work, but he especially enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Survived by his wife Susan; three children, Bryan (Shannon) Gillespie, Shawn (William) Meyer, and Brad Gillespie; six grandchildren, Tyler Gillespie, Doug Gillespie, Connor Meyer, Cody Gillespie, Jessie Gillespie, Alex Meyer; siblings Sue (Cal Pomeroy) Raymond, Patrick (Genny) Gillespie, and Connie (Carl) Garvison; and his faithful dog “Shadow”. He was preceded in death by his parents. A private family service took place at a later date. 

Josephine Gillespie birthplace GERMANY, death Oct 6, 1880 Wayne, Michigan. d/o Christine & Mary Schaffer.

J Shaw Gillespie 1866 – 1918. Oakhill Cemetery, MIchigan


Margaret Gillespie birth IRELAND, death March 14, 1893 Genesse, Michigan. Father Thomas Welsh.

Maria Gillespie birthplace New York. Death June 23, 1868 Jackson, Michigan.

Mariett Gillespie birth Sherwood. Death Nov 11, 1869 Sherwood, Branch Co, Michigan. age 7 months 10 days, lung disease, child of Hosly & Sarah Gillespie

Mary Gillespie birth Indiana, death June 4, 1883 Lincoln, Osceloa Co, Michigan. Married, age 24 years 17 days, puerperal fever, housewife. Father John Thornton, Mother Hannah M Thompson.

Mary Gillespie birth Indiana, death July 10, 1885 Berrien Co, Michigan, a widow, age 53, apoplexy, housekeeper, father Robert Foster, mother Fannie Foster.

Mary Gillespie death Oct 30, 1892 Michigan, age 34, father Michael Flynn. Mother Kate Flynn

Mary Margaret Gillespie ( nee Kozare) passed away on May 12, 2014 at the loving age of 67 in her sleep.  The proud daughter of Ernest and Helen (Meritt) Kozare.  She was born in East Chicago, Indiana on February 20, 1947. Mary graduated with honors from Bishop Knoll Catholic High School.  She was a beautiful, intelligent, Christian woman, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and daughter.  She shared many stories of how her parents could clear the dance floor.  She was a proud daughter of a WWI and WWII Navy veteran.  She is survived by her sisters, Elonka ‘Lonnie’ Murphy, Irene (John) Cengel and their children and grandchildren; children Debra Ann Gillespie, Edward Joseph Gillespie, Diane Kelley Shahata, grandchildren Christina (Chris) Smith, Raymond ‘Ray Ray’ Gillespie Stocking, Brianna Gillespie, Malack Helmy Shahata, Michael Anthony Tyll and great grandson Mason Smith.  Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Matilda Gillespie 1860 – 1940. See Fremont. Buried Mt Vernon Cemetery, Michigan.

Millicent Gillespie birth Vermont, death Sept 11, 1896 Michigan. Father Wm White, Mother Catherine White.

Myrtle A Gillespie 1879 – 1958 Gillespie Monument. Maplegrove Cemetery, Michigan


Nora Gillespie death Oct 17, 1887 Alpena Co, Michigan. d/o William & Ella Gilespie

Nora Gillespie birth Jan 1, 1845. Interred July 22, 1926 Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Norma Gillespie, Michigan
Norma Gillespie, Michigan

Norma Helen Gillespie, age 93, passed away unexpectedly at her home Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Norma was born in Sparta, MI to the late George and Kathryn (Thompson) Mitchell. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Gillespie and son, Dan Gillespie. Norma enjoyed gardening, playing cards, crafting and making jewelry. She was an avid collector of Precious Moments and enjoyed taking trips to the Casino. She bowled for 50 years well into her 80’s and competed in the women’s National and men’s National leagues. Norma and Frank Coletta were the first bowlers to roll bowling balls at the Ravenna Bowling Alley. She also baked wedding cakes for many family and friends. Norma is survived by her children, Diane (Ronald) Cuson and Gary (Sherril) Gillespie; daughter-in-law, Alice Pigors; 7 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; sister, Leona (John) Spencer; sisters-in-law, Helen Mitchell and Mary (Merle) Bonter; many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place.    A Memorial Service was held 2:00 PM Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Conklin Reformed Church with Rev Sandra Nikkle officiating. Interment in McNitt Cemetery.


Pamela L Howe Gillespie July 25, 1943 – July 17, 2003. See also Richard Robert Gillespie. Buried Oak Plain Cemetery, Michigan

Patrick Gillespie, died November 4, 1862, age 67. Buried Old Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Flint, Michigan. See Wife under Alice.

Patricia Ann Gillespie birth Feb 22, 1941 death Feb 2, 2000 Kalamazoo. Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Michigan

 Paul Gillespie death July 21, 1884 Caro, Tuscola Co, MIchigan, age 1 month, erysipelas, son of J R Gillespie & Sadie Gillespie.

Peter Gillespie birth CANADA, death May 26, 1893 Wayne Co, Michigan.


Ralph Edward Gillespie death May 18, 1967 Livingston Co, Michigan

Richard B Gillespie death June 16, 1870 Clinton, Lenawee Co, Michigan. Married, age 79 years, 9 months, 28 days. General Debility. father not living.

Richard Robert Gillespie, share headstone with Pamela L. Gillespie. Oak Plain Cemetery, Michigan

Robert A Gillespie 1893 – 1968. See also Gladys N. Bristol Cemetery, Michigan

Rita A Gillespie 1926 – 2005. See Urban L. Buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, Michigan

Robert Gillespie birth Michigan. Death April 15, 1888 Calhoun Co, Michigan. Age 14 years. Father James Gillespie. Mother Julia Gillespie.

Roxella Gillespie birthplace New York. Death 1873. Lapeer City, Michigan, widowed, age 72 years 5 months, spinal fever, Father Ebinezer White, residence New York; Mother Roxanna White.

Ruth Gillespie b 1884. Death 1884. Pleasanton Cemetery, Michigan. See also Frank and James.

Ruth J Gillespie death Oct 6, 2014 Livingston Co, Michigan


Samantha Gillespie, Michigan
Samantha Gillespie, Michigan

Samantha Irene Gillespie, of Lansing passed away unexpectedly on July 8, 2023. Sam is now at peace and at home with the Lord. She was born April 22, 2003 in Lansing to Larry and Tracie (Pounds) Gillespie. Sam graduated from Eastern High School in the Class of 2022. She was creative and artistic. She enjoyed drawing and painting. Sam loved animals, especially her two cats. She seems to have been taken home too soon but will never be forgotten and her memory cherished. She is survived by her parents, Larry and Tracie; brother, Scott; grandma, Linda Foster; aunt, Pamela Marshall; uncles, Greg Marshall and Jarrod (Yuka) Pounds.
A graveside service was held Tuesday, July 18, 2023, 1:30 PM at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

Sheridan Gillespie, birth Michigan. Death August 9, 1887 Allegan Co, Michigan. Age 1 year. Parents Martin & Sabrina Gillespie

Sherman Gillespie, MIchigan
Sherman Gillespie, MIchigan

Sherman Dwight Gillespie,  age 69, was born December 25, 1949 in Athens, TN to Cletus Franklin and Viginia Jo Gillespie.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister; Cleta J. Walls, brother; Thomas C. Gillespie, Sr., wife; Ivy Jean Kilgore-Gillespie and life long friend; Glenn Witt.

On September 11, 2019 Sherman Dwight Gillespie, surrounded by all of his family, was peacefully swept up and brought into the comforting arms of His Lord and Savior. Where he is free from all pain and illness he has been made whole and given the ability to be with everyone he loves at the exact same time. Just as he always wanted it.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife; Eva C. Gillespie, 5 children; Kevin, Traci (Victor), Maine “Du”, Brooke and Sian-Sherman (Angela), 19 grandchildren; Devon, Mykael, Anton “Rudy”, Domonique, Paris, Kevin, Jr., Shamila, Schanika, Marquis, Montreon, Mehki, Andreas “AJ” (Abrina), Shawn, Brooklyn, Tishara, Candice, Keion, Sian-Sherman,III, Aasim Thomas, 14 great grandchildren; Anton, Jr., LeVian, Legacy, Nasir, Azai, Olivia Monae, Omari Keelan, Miyah, Mykael, Jamarius, Aubri, Alijah, Nyla, Journey, Keionna and Keion, Jr., Special friends; Darnell LaGrone, Calvin Whitley, Emmitt Davis, Jeffery Perkins and Clyde Sims, MORE than a host of cousins and friends. Sherman loved everyone and he got that love in return. He saw and received his flowers while he was here to enjoy them!!!!

Funeral services are as follows: Visitation was Monday, September 16, 2019 1-5 PM at Messiah Missionary Baptist Church, 513 Grand Rapids, Michigan,  and Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 1-5 PM at First Community AME Church, 500 James st. Funeral service held on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at First United Methodist Church, 227 Fulton, 10:00 am Family Hour 11:00 am


Thomas Gillespie 18391924. Ravenna Cemetery, Michigan

Thomas Gillespie, MIchigan
Thomas Gillespie, MIchigan

Thomas C Gillespie Sr “Jack”  Born Friday, Oct 8, 1948 – Wed, Oct 30, 2013. Visitation at Ivy K Gillespie Memorial Chapel Monday, Nov 4, 2013 1:00pm – 3pm. & 5 to 7pm. Tues Nov 5 at Renaissance COGIC, 1001 33rd St. Grand Rapids, MI 49507. Funeral at 11:00 am. No obituary.


Urban L Gillespie Feb 27, 1922 -March 31, 1983. See Rita A. Buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, Michigan


William Gillespie death Dec 4, 1880 Barry Co, Michigan. age 37, s/o John & Margaret Gillaspie.

William A Gillespie-,Sept 5, 1923/April 21, 1945, 2nd Lt/In Memory.  William’s marker is at the base of Robert & Gladys Gillespie’s stone.

William E Gillespie birth Jan 1, 1876. Interred Sept 9, 1943. Died Maryland. Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Wm Gillespie birth SCOTLAND. Death Feb 17, 1890 Eaton Co, Michigan. s/o W & Jane Gillespie

Wm Boyd Gillespie death Oct 10, 1890 Michigan. S/o Francis & Fanny Gillespie

Record Count: 122

Source: Michigan Department of Health & Human Services: Genealogical Death Indexing; Riverside Cemetery Register, Kalamazoo; Livingston Co Clerk’s Office; McComb Co Clerk’s Office; Funeral Home Websites; USGenwebMichigan. Tribute Archive. Funeral Home Obituaries