ABERDEEN – Willie Clarence Gillespie, 57, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Plain M.B. Church in Prairie with Rev. J.P. Orr officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Plain M.B. Church Cemetery. Belle Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Carla Gillespie; five daughters, Kimberly of Houston, Tasha Gillespie, Zenobia Gillespie, Latita Spencer and Mikkaela Sims; two sons, Willie C. Gillespie and Christopher Spencer, all of Aberdeen; two stepchildren, Cortney Sims of Pascagoula and Takelia Sims of Aberdeen; three sisters, Joyce Stanfield (William) of Houston, Selina Buchanan (Kenny) of Tupelo and Annie Chandler of Prairie; and three brothers, Wiilie Frank Gillespie of Prairie, Tommy Gillespie (Ada Faye)of Prairie and Walter Gillespie of Tupelo.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday.
The funeral home can be found online at www.bellememorialfuneralhome.com.