Sharon Ann Gillespie, 69

Sharon Ann Gillespie, 69, of Wabash, passed away at 3:23 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at Parkview Health Randallia in Fort Wayne.

She was born June 15, 1950, in Littcarr, Ky., to Shade and Geneva (Bentley) Dials.

Sharon worked for Wabash Inn as a housekeeper. She enjoyed reading, cooking, and gardening and loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by three children, Todd Gillespie, Carrie (Doug) Nelson, and Joy Garrett, all of Wabash; eight grandchildren, Juliann Nelson of Brooklyn, N.Y., Jeremy Nelson of Anderson, Allison Nelson, Brandi Long, Amanda Long, Jade Garrett, Justin Garrett and Jenna Garrett, all of Wabash, and her great-grandson, Keyonte' Long of Wabash.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Tracy Gillespie, granddaughter, Jasmine Garrett, and two brothers, Donald Dials and Bobby Owens.

Visitation and funeral services were Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating. Burial was in Friends Cemetery, Wabash. 

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Posted on 2019 Oct 08