Sharon Ann Gillespie, 69, Wabash, passed away at 3:23 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at Parkview Health Randallia in Fort Wayne. She was born June 15, 1950 in Littcarr, Ky. to Shade and Geneva (Bentley) Dials.
She worked for Wabash Inn as a housekeeper. She enjoyed reading, cooking, and gardening and loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by three children, Todd Gillespie, Carrie (Doug) Nelson, and Joy Garrett, all of Wabash; eight grandchildren: Juliann Nelson of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Jeremy Nelson of Anderson; Allison Nelson, Brandi Long, Amanda Long, Jade Garrett, Justin Garrett and Jenna Garrett, all of Wabash; and her great grandson, Keyonte’ Long of Wabash.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Tracy Gillespie, granddaughter, Jasmine Garrett, and two brothers, Donald Dials and Bobby Owens.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 7, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 9 – 10:30 a.m., Monday at the funeral home.