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Barbara Gillespie

May 19, 1951 ~ January 1, 2018 (age 66)

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Mrs. Barbara Powell Gillespie, age 66, of Chapel Hill, TN, died Monday, January 1, 2018, at her residence after an extended illness.  She was a daughter of the late Clifford and Velma Powell.  Barbara was a homemaker and a member of the Emmanuel Church in Shelbyville, TN.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy, Geneva, and Gaynell, and two half brothers, Dalton and Charles Powell.   

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Johnny Gillespie of Chapel Hill, TN; special niece that she called her daughter, Tammy (Michael) Heiden of Chapel Hill, TN; sisters-in-law, Shirley Powell of Ardmore, AL, Joan (Loyd) Anderson of Columbia, TN; brothers-in-law, Jimmy Joe (Sarah) Gillespie of Shelbyville, TN, Jack (Linda) Gillespie of Columbia, TN and several nieces and nephews that were all loved by her.

Family members will receive friends on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at 2:00 PM from the Chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Adams officiating.  Interment will follow at Joyce-Epperson Cemetery near Chapel Hill, TN.


 Service Information

January 3, 2018

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lawrence Funeral Home
203 S. Horton Pkwy
Chapel Hill, TN 37034

Funeral Service
January 4, 2018

2:00 PM
Lawrence Funeral Home
203 S. Horton Pkwy
Chapel Hill, TN 37034

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