USA: Utah Deaths

Betty Ann Gillespie COOK, Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, Betty Louise Gillespie Cook, age 82, passed away November 19, 2005, at her home in Goshen. She was born June 19, 1923, in Eureka, Utah, to Robert Francis and Florence Jones Gillespie. She married Charles Ray Cook, September 18, 1946, in Eureka. Betty was a graduate of Tintic High School and Holy Cross School of Nursing in 1945. She worked as a Registered Nurse and Director of Nurses at Payson Hospital, in medical records at Mt. View Hospital, as the Public Health Nurse for Juab, Millard, and Sevier counties, and at Hales Care Center, Crestview Care Center, and El Rancho Care Center. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and Goshen Senior Citizens. She enjoyed bowling, senior citizens, crocheting, puzzles of all kinds, and playing the organ. Her greatest joy was helping and caring for others.

She is survived by her husband, Charles; children: Judy (Rand) Wightman, Eureka; George (Jan) Cook, North Salt Lake; Pat (Terry) Wilde, Goshen; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; a brother, Dick (Shirley) Gillespie, Holladay; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Kathryn Carlson and Dorothy Nelson Richards; and brothers, Robert and George Gillespie. A viewing was held at Holladay-Brown Funeral Home, 66 South 300 East, Santaquin, on Tuesday, November 22, from 6-8 p.m., with a Rosary at 8 p.m. Graveside services  held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Goshen City Cemetery.


Agnes  Gillespie death 1882 Utah.

Albert Enklund Gillespie 1891 – 1943 Utah. Father Alex Gillespie. Mother Ann

Alexander Gillespie death 1906 Utah. Father Alexander Gillespie. Mother Mary A Mckenley

Alexander Scott Gillespie 1862 – 1942 Utah. Father Alexander Gillespie. Mother Mary Cook

Amy Gillespie 1903 – 1909 Utah. Father John S Gillespie. Mother Mary A Haywood

Annie Elizabeth Williams McLaws Gillespie 1907 ~ 2009 Annie  passed away on December 3, 2009 at the age of 102. She was born August 16, 1907 in Liambradach, England. She came to the states when she was 3 years old. She was the oldest of 3 children born to William Matthew and Alice Maade Pritchard Williams. Her two younger brothers, Gilbert and Russell have both passed away. Her father was in charge of the mines so the areas in which they lived did not offer much in schooling. She always attended a one room school house that went to the 8th grade. She later attended a business college. She worked for H.L. Pratt Attorney at Law in Price, Utah. She also worked at Hudson Fur Company. She loved to tell the story of selling two hats to Jack Dempsey’s mother. She has lived in Utah most of her life, but has also lived in CO, NV and CA.  Annie married Eugene McLaws on March 12, 1932. He passed away December 3, 1969. She married Alex A. Gillespie in the Salt Lake Temple on January 4, 1974. He passed away April 1994. She worked in the Provo Temple for many years and served as a visiting teacher in Tooele, American Fork and Provo. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. Graveside services was held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 9, 2009 in the Tooele City Cemetery, 265 South 100 East, Tooele, Utah. Friends  called Wednesday morning from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 East Center Street.

Annie D Gillespie death 1896 Utah. Father Emanuel Olvason. Mother Annie C.

Annie Larsen Gillespie 1856 – 1940 Utah. Father Niels Peter Larsen. Mother Karen K Swenson

Arthur Gillespie 1888 – 1938 Utah. Father Peter Gillespie. Mother Ellen Foland.


Bradley Glenn Gillespie 1925 – 1931 Utah. Father Glen G Gillespie. Mother Phillis Bononellie


Catherie Gillespie death 1920 Utah. Father Hamdon S Beattie. Mother Helen Clawson.

Charlotte Gillespie death 1894 Utah. Father Thomas Gillespie. Mother Charlotte Gillespie

Charlotte Louise Gillespie 1868 – 1925 Utah. Father Owen Jones. Mother Mary Louise Hudson.

Cyrel  David W Gillespie 1887 – 1889 Utah.  Father James. Mother Hannah J


Elizabeth Gillespie 1859 – 1920 Utah. Father Archibald Buchanan. Mother Sarah Mcmurrin

Ellen Folland Gillespie 1851 – 1936 Utah. Father Henry Folland. Mother Harriet Wright

Elliott Leon Gillespie death 1892 – 1945 Utah. Father William Gillespie. Mother Sarah Jane Lees

Emma Millvina Gillespie 1879 – 1942 Utah. Father Oliver R Osler. Mother Louisa Boyden


Frank Gillespie 1867 – 1869 Utah. Father Patrick. Mother Annie

Frank Thomas Gillespie 1897 – 1947 Utah. Father John Scott Gillespie. Mother Mary Ann Haywood

Frederick J  Gillespie death 1893. Father James K Gillespie. Mother Kate B Gillespie


George Thomas Gillespie, Sr. age 79, of Eureka, Utah died May 10, 2005 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born June 26, 1925 in Eureka to Robert and Florence Jones Gillespie. He married Anna Montoya September 12, 1959 in Eureka. George was a veteran of WWII. He had worked as a miner and as the Eureka City Watermaster. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, a lifetime member of the B.P.O.E. Lodge 711 in Eureka and a 27 year member of AA. He once played for the Eureka City League Baseball and was an avid sports fan. He is survived by his wife, Anna, of Eureka; children, Joanie (Kent) Lambson, Vincent Gillespie, Jeanie (Rick) Hopes, all of Eureka, George T. (Brenda) Gillespie, Jr., Nephi; 12 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren; a sister, Betty (Ray) Cook, Goshen; and a brother, Dick (Shirley) Gillespie, Salt Lake City. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Kathryn Carlson and Dorothy Richards, and a brother, Robert Gillespie. Services held Saturday, May 14th at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Patricks Catholic Church in Eureka. Family and friends  gathered at Holladay-Brown Funeral Home, 66 South 300 East, Santaquin on Friday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. with a Rosary Service to follow at 7:30 p.m. Interment will be in the Eureka City Cemetery.

Gillespie death 1896 Utah. Father J M Gillespie. Mother Dorra

Gillespie death 1906 Utah. Mother Elizabeth Gillespie

Gillespie 1930 – 1930 Utah. Father James A Gillespie. Mother Jessie Davis.

Gillespie 1946 – 1946 Utah. Father John E Gillespie. Mother Florence Selander


James K Gillespie 1857 – 1909 Utah. Father James Gillespie. Mother Mary Kelsey

Jenet Gillespie 18081864 Utah.


Lavinia Gillespie death 1908 Utah. Father Jacob Hampton. Mother Maria Bickley.

Lawrence R W Gillespie 1888 – 1889 Utah. Father James. Mother Hannah J

Leo Richard Gillespie, age 67, passed away January 25, 2004 in Midvale, Utah. He was born January 17, 1937 in Tooele, Utah to Leo and Mahala Gillespie. Graduated from Cyprus High School in 1955; also attended 2 years at the University of Utah. Married Charlene Saxton, later divorced. Member of the L.D.S. Church. Richard served honorably in the U.S. Navy. He also served a two year mission for the L.D.S. Church in the Northwestern States Mission. He was a simple man, who lived a simple life, finding satisfaction in touching peoples lives É. one to one. Survived by daughters, Amy Gillespie, Jennifer Fowler, Stephanie (Thomas) Spencer and Shannon (Daniel) Saunders; son, Mark (Angie) Gillespie; sisters, Cathleen (George) Hutchings and Sue Stavros; brother, Jim (Judy) Gillespie; and 18 grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents.  Funeral Services  held Saturday, January 31, 2004, at 12:00 Noon at the Valley View Funeral Home, 4335 West 4100 South. Family and friends called on Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. prior to the service at the Funeral Home. Interment: Valley View Memorial Park.

Letitia Gillespie 1859 – 1933 Utah. Father James Gillespie. Mother Mary Jane Kelsey.

Lloyd Ellis Gillespie 1921 – 1936 Utah. Father  Robert W Gillespie. Mother Jane Widdeson

Lulu Gillespie 1875- 1946 Utah. Father Patrick Eskew. Mother Martha Shirley.


Margaret Gillespie 1833 – 1910 Utah. Father Singleton.

Margaret Gillespie death 1891 Utah. Father James McIntyre. Mother Agnes McIntrye.

Margaret Lorene Gillespie 1896 – 1939 Utah. Father William Gillespie. Mother Sarah Lees

Maroni Gillespie 1857 – 1933 Utah. Father Peter Gillespie. Mother McIntyre.

Maroni B Gillespie 1891 – 1911 Utah. Father Maroni Gillespie. Mother Elizabeth Buchanan

Martha Gillespie 1802 1856 Utah.

Mary Gillespie death 1854 Utah. Father Peter. Mother Martha.

Mary G Gillespie death 1903 Utah. Father Adam Cook. Mother Elizabeth Gilmour.

Mary Jane Gillespie 18401961 Utah

Mary McKinley Gillespie 1829  – 1914 Utah. Father George McKinley. Mother Mary Hamilton


Peter Gillespie 17921861 Utah.

Peter Gillespie death 1896 Utah. Father Peter Gillespie. Mother Martha

Peter Gillespie 1880 – 1928 Utah. Father Peter Gillespie. Mother Ellen Folland

Peter K Gillespie death 1908 Utah. Father James Gillespie. Mother Mary Kelsie


Ralph Henry Gillespie 1892 – 1923 Utah. Father James M Gillespie. Mother Dorah Oloveson.

Reed Giles Gillespie, Our beloved father and grandfather, Reed Giles Gillespie, has been reunited with his eternal sweetheart, Fae, after 23 years of loving anticipation. Reed passed away July 3, 2005, at his home of 61 years in Orem. He was born June 18, 1919, in Provo, Utah (Edgemont Bench), a son of Sharp Claud and Eva Petrea Giles Gillespie. He married the love of his life, Fae Bunnell, on November 28, 1944, in the Salt lake City LDS Temple. Fae passed away September 7, 1982. Reed was raised in Orem and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1938. He then served an LDS Mission to the Hawaiian Islands in 1939. He worked as a fruit grower; and, as a maintenance technician for 38 years for Alpine School District. Reed was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served faithfully in many callings, including ward clerk, stake Sunday School superintendent, primary worker in various capacities; and, he served as an ordinance worker in the Provo Temple for several years. Survived by his three children: Cathy and William Delaney, of Orem; Jane and Michael Tervort, of Green River, Wyoming; and Daryl and Lisa Gillespie, of Shelley, Idaho. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mary (Spencer) Hunn, of Orem. Reed was preceded in death by his loving wife, Fae, his parents, two brothers, Wilford and Robert and, two sisters, Petrea and Jean. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 7, 2005, at 11 a.m., in the Cascade Ward Chapel, 1051 East 200 North in Orem. A viewing was held Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State Street, Orem; and also, Thursday, one hour prior to the services at the ward chapel. Interment was in the Orem City Cemetery.

Robert Gillespie death 1899 Utah. Father W H Oliver. Mother Margaret.

Robert Gillespie death 1905 Utah. Father John Gillespie. Mother Mary Wier.

Robert Weir Gillespie 1869 – 1926 Utah. Father Robert Weir Gillespie. Mother Margaret Oliver.


Samuel Gillespie death 1892 Utah

Sarah Gillespie death 1929 Utah.

Sarah Lees Gillespie 1857 – 1923 Utah. Father John Lees. Mother Martha Needham.


Thomas McIntyre Gillespie 1862 – 1922 Utah. Father Peter Gillespie. Mother Margaret McIntyre.

Thomas William Gillespie death 1945, Utah. Father John P Gillespie. Mother Georgianna Fortin.


Vincent Gillespie,  age 49, of Eureka, Utah, died May 30, 2010 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Memorial Mass of Resurrection will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 5, 2010 at the San Andres Catholic Church, 315 East 100 North, Payson. Utah. Interment Eureka City Cemetery. Berg Mortuary.


William Gillespie death 1916 Utah.

William Gillespie 1855 – 1923 Utah. Father Peter Gillespie. Mother Margaret McIntyre

William Henry Gillespie 1875 – 1946 Father Peter Gillespie. Mother Ellen Folland

William P Gillespie death 1908 Utah. Father William P Gillespie. Mother Emma M Ostler

William Powell Gillespie 1881 –1919 Utah. Father William Gillespie. Mother Sarah Jane Lees

Wilhelmine Truth Gillespie 1908 – 1932 Utah. Father William Godfrey Menzel.

Petrea Ann Gillespie KELLY, Feb 25, 1942 – July 3, 2015 Highland. Utah.

Record Count: 67

Source:  Salt Lake City Archives; Funeral Home Obituary.