Frances D. Gillespie, age 87 passed away at her residence Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Fred Darnell & Essie Lee Bowman Darnell; husband, Almon Gillespie; sister, Sarah Wheeler; brothers, Fred Darnell Jr., James Kenneth Darnell & Gordon Ray Darnell; granddaughter, Heather Harlan.
Survived by son, Jerry (Daisy) Gillespie; daughter, Sheila (David) White; brother, Aubrey (Helen) Darnell; sister, Margaret Hargrove; grandchildren, Nathan (Brooke) White, Angela White, Ian Gillespie, Jonathan Gillespie; great grandchildren, Lilly, Connor & Rose Harlan; numerous nieces & nephews.
Mrs. Gillespie was a member of Highland Heights Church of Christ & a homemaker.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday Oct. 18, 4 to 7 p.m, and Wednesday Oct. 19 1 p.m. until funeral service at 2 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel.
Brother Barry Keene will officiate the services.
Interment will be at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Family members will serve as active pallbearers.
Partlow Funeral Chapel, (615) 444-7007, www.partlowchapel.com.