|Birth: ||Mar. 24, 1923|
|Death: ||Nov. 10, 2002|
Sylvia Irene Gillespey of Sullivan, Missouri passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2002 at the age of 79 years.
Sylvia was born March 24, 1923 to the late Nelson and Mary (Carey) Bailey at St. Clair, Missouri. Most of her life was lived in the Sullivan area.
She was married to Jack Gillespey who preceded her in death on July 28, 1974.
Sylvia was employed in the shoe industry for many years. First by the former Fashion Shoe, then Midwest Shoe and later the Brown Shoe Company. After retirement from the shoe factory she was employed by the former Sullivan Hospital in the central sterile department. Her most recent job was attendant at Sudsy's Laundromat. She enjoyed crafts and loved spending time with her sons and grandchildren.
She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge Sullivan Chapter 319.
She is survived by two sons, Larry Gillespey and Randy Gillespey both of Sullivan, two brothers, Clyde and Floyd Bailey of Sullivan, one sister, Dorothy Burnett, five grandchildren, Jack J. Gillespey II, Tara Schroeder, Amanda Delmont, Kristin Taylor, and Brian Gillespey, six great-grandchildren, Dylan and Steffanie Summers, Robert Schroeder III, Jack J. Gillespey, Jr., Sydney Skyles, and Piper Delmont, special friends, Mary Etta Lewis and Peggy Stroup, other relatives and friends.
Along with he parents and husband,Sylvia was preceded in death by one brother, Lawrence Bailey, two sisters, Mable Paul and one sister in infancy.
Funeral services were conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2002 from the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Scott Perry officiating. Interment was in Bourbon Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan.
Jack J Gillespey (1922 - 1974)*
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Record added: Jun 26, 2009
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