Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Kokomo  Tribune
June 23, 1968
Page 7
          Tipton--- Gurnie C. Gillispie, 67, 311 Poplar St., died at 5:15 a.m. Monday in the Tipton County Memorial Hospital.  He had been ill since suffering a heart attack May 26.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Mitchell Funeral Home here with the Rev. James Boone officiating.  Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Tuesday.  Born Oct. 10, 1901, in Shelbyville, he was the son of  Jasper and Mary Johnson Gillispie.  In 1932 he was married to  Lottie Fletcher,  who preceded him in death in 1935. then in 1957 he was united in marriage with  Blanch Wright, who survives.  He was a member of the Tipton Nazarene Church, was a retired railroad worker.  Surviving with the widow are two step-children,  Mrs. Ruth Braden,  Terre Haute, and  Norman Wood,  Tipton, and several nieces and nephews.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, November 28, 1910
          Ralph Gillespie,  of 221 South Tompkins street, died at his home at 3:15 o'clock this afternoon of typhoid fever.  Funeral announcement later.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, February 23, 1893
Page 3 column 3
          Mrs. Elizabeth Gillespie died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. B.P. Wharton, No. 235 South Tompkins street, at 9:20 a.m. Friday, February 17, of paralysis, age eighty years and four months.  Funeral services were held at the house at 2 p.m. Sunday, Rev.M.A. Farr officiating.  Interment in Forest Hill cemetery.  Cummins & Edwards, funeral directors.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelby  Republican
Friday, August 26, 1898
Page 4 column 3
          William Gillespie died at the home of his daughter,  Mrs. Elizabeth Howe  in Shelby township, at 9 o'clock p.m., Wednesday, August 24, aged 89 years, 10 months and 30 days.  He was born in Middletown, Maryland, September 25, 1808; came to Butler county, Ohio in 1834, where he followed the occupation of cabinet making.  He was married to Elizabeth Jeffras  January 22, 1835.  He moved to Noble township, Shelby county, Indiana, in 1853, where he engaged in farming.  His wife died in February, 1893, since which time he made his home with his daughter.  While not a church member he was just and honest in all dealings.  He leaves three sons,  JohnJames  and  Burton Gillespie, and two daughter, Mrs. B. P. Wharton and  Mrs. Elizabeth Howe.  Funeral services will be held at the house at 2 p.m. Friday, August 26, Rev. R. H. Moore officiating.  Interment in Forest Hill cemetery.  Funeral in charge of Edwards & Hageman.
Submitted by Barb Huff

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