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Freda Gillespie

Freda Eloise Gillespie (Mason)

Sunday, March 8th, 1931 - Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Obituary

Freda E. (Mason) Gillespie, age 88 of West Hill Road (formerly of W. Wilford Street) Grafton, WV passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2020 at the home of Lonnie and Donna Mayle.
She was born March 8, 1931 in Taylor County, WV a daughter of the late Thomas Roy Mason and Rosamond Ferne (Frederick) Mason.

She is survived by two sons, Thomas R. Gillespie and wife Judy of Grafton and Terry W. Gillespie and wife Cindy of Chester, VA; four grandchildren, Christa Kinsey and husband Ben and Bryan Gillespie and wife Kym all of Grafton, Marcus Gillespie of Herndon, VA and Jacqueline Gillespie of Chester, VA; five grandchildren, Mason and Chase Kinsey and Colton, Carter, and Cayden Gillespie, all of Grafton; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold R. Gillespie who passed away in 1977 and her sister, Kathryn “Kitty” Taylor.

Freda worked at the Grafton City Hospital in the business office for 30 years.
She was a member of the Church Circle 4, Woodmen of the World Sorority, Eastern Star-Naomi Chapter 12, the Hospital Auxilary, and the Democratic Executive Committee.
She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Grafton.

The family will receive friends at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home in Grafton on Saturday, February 29th from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour.
Funeral services will follow at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. Matthew Dotson officiating.
Interment at the Woodsdale Memorial Park Cemetery in Grafton.
A special thank you to Donna Mayle and her family for all the loving care given to our loved one.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Amedisys Hospice P.O. Box 366 Anmoore, WV 26323.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Donald G. Ford Funeral Home
    Address
    950 George Washington Hwy.
    US Rt. 50 West
    GRAFTON, WV 26354
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Donald G. Ford Funeral Home
    Address
    950 George Washington Hwy.
    US Rt. 50 West
    GRAFTON, WV 26354
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Matthew Dotson
  • Interment

    Location
    Woodsdale Memorial Park Cemetery
    Address
    grafton, WV 26354

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Ray Rowe

Posted at 10:48am
Sorry for your loss.
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Debbie Current Nelson

Posted at 07:15am
Sending my sincere condolences for the loss of your mom. She had such a vibrant loving personality. It was always so nice seeing Freda, she had way of making people feel special. She will be missed.
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The Reedy Family

Posted at 04:50pm
I'm so happy I was lucky enough to meet Freda/Nanny - wishing you happy memories for your wonderful family.
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