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Virginia Katherine "Kate" Sneed Gillespie
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1928
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 2008
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA

Virginia S. Gillespie, 80, of Fairfax,
Va., formerly of Richlands, passed
away on Friday, April 18, in a Fairfax
hospital following a brief illness. She
was born in North Carolina, and was
the daughter of the late John and Elsie
Sneed. She was a loving wife, mother,
sister, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She lived most of her life in
the Fairfax area.
In addition to her parents, she was
preceded in death by her loving husband,
William L. Gillespie; two sisters
and two brothers.
Those who survive her are her loving
son, Jim Gillespie of Fairfax, Va.;
wister, Annie Mae Ratliff of Bristol,
Tenn.; grandchildren, Jamie Kaye
Pohlmann and Shannon Paige
Edwards; great-grandchildren, Grace
-and Kate Pohlmann.
A graveside service was held at 11
a.m., Tuesday, April 22, at Clinch
Valley Memorial Cemetery in
Richlands, with the Rev. Jerry Casey
officiating. Interment followed at
Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jim Gillespie,
Randall Ratliff. Roger Rife, Donald
Ratliff, Wesley Pohlmann and Marc
Edwards. Honorary pallbearers were
Sam Altizer. Raymond Matney and
Gene Taylor.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in
Richlands is in charge of arrangements
and those wishing to express
sympathy online may do so at 
Family links: 
  John Burton Sneed (1891 - 1957)
  Hester Elsie Swaim Sneed (1888 - 1966)
  William L. Gillespie (1926 - 1996)
  James Wilson Gillespie (1949 - 2014)*
  Glenn Arthur Sneed (1910 - 1983)*
  Edith E. Sneed Whisnant (1914 - 1998)*
  Evelyn Sneed Danielson (1917 - 1993)*
  Annie Mae Sneed Ratliff (1924 - 2010)*
  Virginia Katherine Sneed Gillespie (1928 - 2008)
*Calculated relationship
Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery and Mausoleum
Tazewell County
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Crystal Burnham
Originally Created by: Vernon Miller
Record added: May 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70472325
Virginia Katherine Kate <i>Sneed</i> Gillespie
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 Added: Oct. 11, 2014
Rest in peace, Virginia.
 Added: Mar. 21, 2013
Her name is Virginia Kate Sneed Gillespie. She is the daughter of John Burton Sneed and Hester Elsie Swaim.
- Crystal Burnham
 Added: Sep. 26, 2011

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