Rose Ann Gillespie

Obituary of Rose Ann Gillespie

Rose Ann "Judie" Gillespie, 77, of Cassville, passed away on May 15 at the Mon Health Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on June 21, 1942, the daughter of the late Peter and Irene (Brooks) Gillespie. She is survived by her daughter, Melissa Dean and husband, Doug; and her granddaughter Malexi "Lexi" Dean and boyfriend Garrett Potts, all of Cassville. Judie graduated from University High School in the class of 1960. She worked as a dental assistant for many years, as well as a decorator at Bailey and Beaumont glass factories. She was one of the first women to work in the coal mines. She worked at Osage #3 for many years. Judie was also the owner and operator of Judie's Lounge for 25 years, where she enjoyed talking to people and making many friends. She provided free counseling to many and always had the right words to make you feel better. She loved spending time with her family and friends, cooking and baking, and telling stories of the adventures of owning a bar. She had a great sense of humor and will be missed by many. She will be laid to rest at Mt. Olive Cemetery with a private family service. Online condolences may be made at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia, P.O. Box 1090, Dellslow, WV 26531
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Rose Ann Gillespie, please visit Tribute Store
Services for Rose Ann Gillespie
There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Rose Ann Gillespie.
Visit the Tribute Store
Share Your Memory of
Rose Ann