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Obituary: Betty Jean Reed Gillespie

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Betty Jean Reed Gillespie

Betty Jean Reed Gillespie

Betty Jean Reed Gillespie, 89, of Franklin, passed away Sept. 24, 2020.  

Mrs. Gillespie was a member of Bethesda Senior Citizens and Bethesda Presbyterian Church.  

She was preceded in death by husband, Blythe C. Gillespie, and parents, Thomas Luther and Grace Audrey Edmonson Reed. She’s survived by daughters, Karen Gillespie (Jerry) Lillard and Sandra Gillespie (Tim) Fisher; grandchildren, Ashley (Brian) Snyder, Nathan (Amanda) Fisher, Caleb (Katie) Lillard and Aaron (Laura) Fisher; great-grandchildren, Maclaine and Reagan Snyder, Lindsey and Noah Fisher and Evelyn Fisher.  

Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 at Williamson Memorial Gardens, Pastor Anthony Bishop and Pastor Tim Fisher. Visitation will be noon until service time at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home.

Family and friends will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be from Bethesda Presbyterian Church and John Williams Jr.  

Memorials may be made to Williamson Medical Center Children’s Hospital or Bridges Domestic Violence Center.  


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