Patty Gillespie, 92, of Hickory, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2019, at Pinecrest Assisted Living in Hickory. A native of Yancey County, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Nina Stamey Evans, and the wife of Frank Gillespie who passed away in 2002.
Surviving are her cousins: William and Lynda Keith of Asheville and Jim and Sue Keith of Greensboro. Several other cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Monday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Her Godson, the Right Reverend William J. Keith, will officiate. Burial will be in the Academy Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 10 until 10:30AM prior to the service at the funeral home.
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