Shelby County Indiana
The Kokomo Tribune
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.
June 23, 1968
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin
The Shelbyville Republican
Ralph Gillespie, of 221 South Tompkins street, died at his home at 3:15 o'clock this afternoon of typhoid fever. Funeral announcement later.
Monday, November 28, 1910
RALPH GILLESPIE DEAD.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The Shelby Democrat
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.
Thursday, February 23, 1893
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Submitted by Barb Huff
The Shelby Republican
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, John, James 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.
Friday, August 26, 1898
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Submitted by Barb Huff
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