The Newport Plain Talk
Local Sports Search Sports Archive The Running Journal SEC Sports
Obituaries Obituaries Archive
Subscribe Today! Learn More About:
Search: Recent News Archives or try Advanced Search
Overcast Overcast
63 °
Click For Extended Forecast

More Jobs
In Newport, TN

choose text size bigger text smaller text
Mr. Jimmy Lee Gillespie

Published: 05/28/2013

Mr. Jimmy Lee Gillespie, age 38, of Knoxville, formerly of Newport passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by his father Burl Gillespie, grandparents Nora and Plato Gillespie, Katherine Owens, and R.D. Hensley, uncle Bobby Hensley, and nephew Caleb Askew.

He is survived by his children Jake Gillespie, Desiree Crowe, and Kaytlin Crowe, mother Diane Askew, sisters Jamie Askew, Lisa Gillespie and Alexis Askew, sister and brother-in-law Misty and Ken McCoy, nephews Josiah Askew, Jerimiah McCoy, and Larry Banks. Additional survivors include several friends including special friends Misty Clevenger and Kathy Williford.

The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at the Costner-Maloy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Askew and Rev. Robert Ball officiating.

Interment will follow in the Payne Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon prior to the service.
Arrangements by Costner-Maloy.

Print This Obit Print This Obit Email This Obit Email This Obit To A Friend

Find more businesses on

Attorneys · Automotive · Health Care · Restaurants Retail · Services · Home & Garden · Recreation


Enter your email address to sign up.
Email Address:
Receive special offers from The Newport Plain Talk.



View All Galleries