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Amy J. (Banks) Gillespie

July 2, 1965 ~ October 16, 2022 (age 57) 57 Years Old


Amy J. Gillespie, 57, a lifetime resident of Wabash, Indiana passed away at 1:40 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2022, at her home in Wabash, Indiana. She was born to Robert and Rebecca (Schuster) Banks on July 2, 1965, in Wabash, Indiana.

Amy was a 1983 graduate of Wabash High School. She married Randy Gillespie on July 22, 1989. She worked at POET-North Manchester. She was a member of Living Faith Lutheran Church in Wabash, Indiana. Amy loved crocheting, baking, and cooking. Most of all she loved being with her family.

Amy is survived by her husband, Randy Gillespie of Wabash, Indiana; two sons, Robert Gillespie of Frisco, Texas, Adam Gillespie (Isabelle Wysong) of Wabash, Indiana; two daughters, Maranda (Jeremy) Melton of Wabash, Indiana, Courtney Davis (Matt Rhoades) of Wabash, Indiana; seven grandchildren, Savannah Melton, Emily Melton, Jaxson Melton, Haiden Melton, Kaysen Melton, Camdyn Melton, Aria Rhoades; one brother, David Banks of Sierra Blanca, Texas; three sisters, Peggy Banks of Wabash, Indiana, Myra (Phil) Behr of Gas City, Indiana, Kelsey Carter of Anderson, Indiana. She is proceeded in death by her parents.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Pastor Shane Chellis officiating. Burial will follow at Friends Cemetery in Wabash, Indiana.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to be directed to the F.I.S.H. of Wabash 123 W. Canal Street Wabash, Indiana 46992 in care of McDonald Funeral Homes.

McDonald Funeral Homes, Wabash Chapel, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992, have been trusted with Amy Gillespie’s final arrangements.

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October 19, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wabash Chapel
231 Falls Avenue
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
October 20, 2022

10:00 AM
Wabash Chapel
231 Falls Avenue
Wabash, IN 46992


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