USA: Ohio Deaths

Cindra Rae Stevenson Gillespie, 66, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in local hospital. She was a member of Shenandoah Baptist Church, where she and her husband were the directors of the DEAF ministries. She was active in the music and the Sunday school ministry. She also served as a volunteer at the Shenandoah Haven for Girls.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Jobe Stevenson and Glenna Mae Angle Stevenson.

She is survived by her husband, Roger Dale Gillespie of Cleveland; children, Joel Gillespie of Anchor Point, Alaska, and Jana Rae Misner and husband, Charles, of Cleveland; daughter-in-law, Daovon Dotson and husband, Jason, of Cleveland; six grandchildren, Jasmine and Lanoi Gillespie, Jackson Dotson and Piper, Chevy and Kamden Misner, all of Cleveland; two sisters, Nancy Kay Stevenson Wells and husband, James, of Carmel, Ind., and Susan Carol Stevenson Petty and husband, Ron, of Marshall, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.

One of her passions was serving the deaf and hearing impaired community. She was the chairperson for the Chattanooga Chapter of the Registered Interpreters for Deaf (CCRID) for several years. She also founded a chapter in Ohio.

The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at Shenandoah Baptist Church with the Rev. Joshua Grubbs and the Rev. David Gamble officiating.

The family will receive friends from  5 to 7 p.m. at the church prior to the service.

A Celebration of Life will be held in Covington, Ohio, at Bridges-Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, 160 N. High St., Covington OH, 45318, on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at noon, with their former pastor, Dr. Roger Green, officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the funeral home prior to the service. Interment will follow in Miami Memorial Park in Covington.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made in her honor to, Silent Word Ministries in Trenton, Ga., or to Bill Rice Ranch in Murfreesboro.

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Paul D Gillespie, 60, of Newark, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Paul was preceded in death by his parents: Arnold and Virginia Gillespie; by his sisters Peggy, his twin Penny, and Connie; brothers Billy Joe, Arnold Jr, Jimmy, and Everett.

He is survived by his loving finance Pam Davis, his son, Derrick Gillespie (Kristin); daughter Richelle Gillespie; sisters Holly (Jeff) Clark, and Kelly Gillespie;  brothers Randy Gillespie, Dennis Gillespie (Candace), and John Gillespie.

Cremation. No formal service. A celebration of life at a later date.

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