Beulah Mae Gillespie

Beulah Mae Gillespie, 94, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at Gove County Long Term Care, Quinter.

She was born June 28, 1926 in Orion to Joseph and Myrtle Kreigh Maddox.

She was a 1944 graduate of Oakley High School and attended Fort Hays State University where she received her teaching certificate.

She married William Dean Gillespie in January of 1951. She was a farmwife.

Survivors include a son, Mark; a sister, Lois Campbell; two grandsons; two step-grandsons; three great-grandsons; and soon to be another.

She was preceded in death by her children, Kim, Terry, Kyle, Lyle, Diane, and Gail.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Schmitt Funeral Home, Quinter; burial in Grainfield Cemetery.

There will be no visitation as cremation was chosen.

Memorials are suggested to Beulah Gillespie Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at

Posted online on October 14, 2020