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Donna Gillespie

Donna Gillespie

Friday, January 27th, 1933 Thursday, June 18th, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Donna Lee Gillespie (Norris)

Derby - Gillespie, Donna Lee
87, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020. She was born January 27, 1933 to Lloyd and Mary Norris in Garnett, Kansas.

Donna graduated from East High School in 1951. She loved to work in the yard gardening and watching the birds. Donna enjoyed sewing, especially making clothing for her children and grandchildren. Jack and Donna loved traveling the world and seeing beautiful sights together.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Donna is survived by her husband of 68 years, Jack; daughters, Debbie Gillespie, Paula (Bob) Cullinan, and Sharon (Brad) Smith; grandchildren, Joseph Cullinan, Thomas Cullinan, Rebecca Smith, and Jennifer Smith; great-grandchildren, Brooke and David.

Visitation: Tuesday, June 23, 2020 from 5 to 7 pm at Smith Mortuary, Derby 1415 North Rock Road Derby, Kansas 67037. Graveside Service: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm at El Paso Cemetery, 700 E. Kay Derby, Kansas 67037.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Smith Mortuary, Derby
    1415 North Rock Road
    Derby, Kansas
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    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
    5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    El Paso Cemetery
    700 E. Kay
    Derby, Kansas
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    Officiant
    Greg Perkins
  • Interment

    Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    El Paso Cemetery
    700 E. Kay
    Derby, Kansas
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    Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
    2:00pm

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John Nicholas

Jack, I am sorry to read of Donna's death. May she Rest in the Peace of the Lord. May God wrap his arms around you and your family in your grief and hold you tight!
Comment | Posted at 04:40pm via Condolence
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Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Sharon, and Family ~ We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. Our deepest sympathy and love to you.
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Carrie Bridges

Sharon & Brad, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love you, TK & Carrie
Comment | Posted at 03:52pm via Condolence
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Karen Watts

Sharon & Brad you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you
Comment | Posted at 01:39pm via Condolence
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