Mr. Jimmy Lee Gillespie, age 38, of Knoxville, formerly
of Newport passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical
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
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
Arrangements by Costner-Maloy.