Mary Evalyn Herbert Gillespie


Mary Evalyn Herbert Gillespie, 51, Jacksonville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.
She was born in Glasgow, Kentucky to Sue Nancy Wilson and Hiram Jefferson Herbert Jr.
She received a BS degree from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. After a long career in property management, Mary Lyn received a real estate agent license and started a new career in Florida. She was a very loving person with a huge heart and a magnetic personality. She loved animals, especially horses and her many cairn terriers with whom she enjoyed sitting on the beach at sunset.
Survivors include her husband, David Gillespie, Jacksonville; daughter, Sarah Nicole Berry Stanforth and husband, Greg, Lake Wylie, South Carolina; sister, Nancy Kilgore, Phoenix, Arizona; brother, Hiram Jefferson "Jay" Herbert III, Indianapolis, Indiana; step-daughter, Shannon Gillespie, Des Moines, Iowa.
Mary Lyn chose cremation. A Celebration of Life will be held on Jan. 5 at 4 p.m. at Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills, Jacksonville.
Published on January 3, 2019
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