USA: Mississippi Deaths

Alice Lorraine BALDWIN (coloured) birth May 24, 1927 Mississippi. Died April 12, 1938 Corinth, Mississippi. d/o Marcell Balwin .Mother Ester Gillespie, both of Mississippi. City Cemetery, Alcorn County, MS

Ginger Gilespie FARLEY born Oct 16, 1934 Tennessee. Died March 10, 1988 Tupeo, Missisippi d/o J D Gillespie, Mother Louise Watson. Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Alcorn Co, Mississippi


C J Gillispie , male, death age 12,  black slave, brain disease, April,  Noxuber Co, Mississippi


Francis A Boyd Gillespie, wife of G W, Aug 9, 1870 – March 10, 1900. Dilworth, Annie Cemetery, Alcorn County, Mississippi


James Gillespie, death age one, black slave, of spasms, September, Noxuber Co, Mississippi


Leomia Gillespie, 75, died August 12, 2009, at Aberdeen, Mississippi.  She was a member of Baptist Grove Missionary Church in Prairie, MS. Survivors include a son Percy Gillespie, a daughter Shenna Morrow; a brother Ray Fox; five sisters: Susanna Morrow, Lizzie Lee Walker; Rose Lee Hines, Maxine Madison and Martha Heard; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at the Baptist Church. Burial was at Baptist Gove Cemetery. Arrangements by Belle Memorial Home.

Louise Gillespie Sept 26, 1912 Alabama. Dec 23, 1981 Corinth, Mississippi. Father Walter Watson. Mother Ophelia Tuter. Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Alcorn County, Mississippi


Maggie Gillespie born 1878. Died Sept 17, 1928 Wiley Grove Church Cemetery, (Black), Alcorn County, Mississippi


Nannie Katherine Gillespie, 91 died January 2, 2003 at the Sardis Community Nursing Home in Sardis, Mississippi. She was born March 3, 1911 in Pleasant Grove to William R and Katie Crawford Gillespie. She was a retired bookkeeper with F. W Klyce Co, and was a member of the Sardis Presbyterian Church. There are no known surviving  members. Interment was at Rose Hill Cemetery under the direction of Moore Funeral Home Chapel.


Willie H Gillespie, s/o W H & Bertha Gillespie. birth Nov 23, 1898 death March 29, 1912 Burial Forrest Hill Cemetery, Bunch Street. Alcorn Co, Mississippi

Walter Gillespie MITCHELL, August 13, 1867. Alcorn Co, MS. Sept 9, 1947 Corinth, Mississippi. Wife Laura Terry Dalton Mitchell, age 75. Son Dalton Mitchell, Daughter Mrs Roy Haman. Father Lyman Burge Mitchell, McNairy Co, MS. Mother Margaret Bingham, Murray Co, Tennessee. Henry Cemetery, Alcom County, Mississippi

Record Count: 11

Source: IowaGenweb; Michigan Chronicle (oldest African/American newspaper).