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September 30, 2013

Dorothy Wade Gillispie, 89; New Albany

Funeral services for Dorothy Wade Gillispie, 89,  New Albany, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at Scott Funeral Home’s North Chapel, Jeffersonville, with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville. She went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.

She was born in Louisville on Dec. 1, 1923 to the late Arthur and Henrietta Wade and later retired from the Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown. She became a member of Gilt Edge Baptist Church of Jeffersonville, on Nov. 30, 1948 and was a member of the Eastern Star Jeffersonville Chapter.

Survivors include her three children, Willa James Gillispie, Patricia Gillispie, and William Gillispie; and a granddaughter, Genée James.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Willie Gillispie. 

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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