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Johnnette “J.J.” Gillespie

Edwardsville | Monday, July 14 2014

Johnnette “J.J.” Gillespie, 43, passed away at 7:25 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2014 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.

  Born Jan. 27, 1971 in Cortez, Colo., she was a daughter of John L. and Aroma (Skidmore) Overland.

  She married Timothy M. Gillespie July 7, 2001 in Cortez, and he survives in Edwardsville.

  In addition to her husband and mother, Aroma of Texas, she is also survived by a daughter, Candis J. (David) Jacquin of Rosewood Heights; her sons, John C. Pike, Jr. and Cody Bo James Overland, both of Edwardsville, Jesse Leroy (Stephanie Eby) Overland of Worden, and Jordan L. Kranz of Edwardsville; her grandchildren that she loved very much, Paige Jacquin and Carson Hunter Eby; two sisters, Teresia (Terry) Weaver of Amarillo, Tex. and Alissa (David) Hunt of Phoeniz, Ariz.; and a brother, Leo Dean Ramsey Gilbert.

  She was preceded in death by her father and a brother, Elwendell Hunt.

  Visitation will be at Paynic Home for Funerals on Friday, July 18 from 4 p.m. until time of service at 7:30 p.m. 

  Memorials may be made to St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

  Online guestbook is available at

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