Candy Gillespie

CJ-1225-OBIT-Gillespie-1C.jpgHOUSTON – Canzater “”Candy”” Catledge Gillespie died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Silver Creek Assisted Living in Olive Branch. She was the oldest of nine children born to the union of Sylvester and Eloise Catledge in Houston on Jan. 9, 1942.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 23, at Trinity Outreach Center Church of God in Christ in Houston with Elder Glen Huggens officiating. Interment will follow at Norton Spring Cemetery. Grayson-Porters Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include four loving siblings, Lizzie L. Barnett of Olive Branch, Betty L. Maple (Carl) of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Joann Harper (Adolph Jr) of Akron, Ohio, and Sammy Catledge of Arlington, Va.; one brother-in-law, Ernest Gillespie Sr. (Pearline) of Kansas City, Mo.; three nephews, Ernest Gillespie Jr., Adolph Harper III and Courtney Pickens; 10 nieces, Carlotta Keel, Renee Gillespie, Ernestine Newton, Detra Ann Thompson, Marenia Pickens, Angela Brooks, Adria Harper, Arista Harper, Kassandra Maple and Tiera Davis; two grand-nephews, Harper Brooks and Lonnie Kendricks Jr.; three grandnieces, Shekira Pickens, Ja’cee Pickens and Kimora Boone; one great-grandnephew, Jeremiah Pickens; and a host of cousins.
Visitation will be one hour prior to service Monday at the church.
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