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 Lori Ann <I>Gillespie</I> Holbert

Lori Ann Gillespie Holbert

Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Death 17 Nov 2012 (aged 42)
Hallsville, Boone County, Missouri, USA
Burial Centralia, Boone County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 101363002 · View Source
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From Columbia Daily Tribune

Lori Holbert, 1970-2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

Lori Ann Holbert, 42, of Hallsville died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012.

A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. Wed., Nov. 21, at Hallsville Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will be at Centralia.

She was born March 26, 1970, in Quincy, Ill., the daughter of Kenny and the late Patty Logue Gillespie. On June 6, 1992, she married Donald Holbert.

Lori earned a bachelor's degree in child life and human development and family studies. She worked in various jobs developing policies to improve the lives and quality of children and adults with disabilities. Her most recent place of employment was for Columbia Public Schools as a teacher's aid for the hearing impaired.

She was an active member of Hallsville Baptist Church. The faith and joy she had in Jesus Christ was her strength and comfort throughout her life.

She enjoyed scrapbooking, music, crafts, stamping and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by husband Donald; son Donald Jr.; father Kenny Gillespie (wife Donna); grandmother Lucille Gillespie; sister Kelly Moore (husband Aaron); brother Brian Gillespie (wife Kristen); and six nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Patty Gillespie; and grandparents Ivan Gillespie, and John and Naomi Logue.

Memorials may be made to the family at Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 St. Charles Road, Columbia, Mo., 65202.

Online condolences may be left at




  • Created by: Pam Witherow
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101363002
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lori Ann Gillespie Holbert (26 Mar 1970–17 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101363002, citing Centralia Cemetery, Centralia, Boone County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Pam Witherow (contributor 47364463) .