Mary L. Gillespie, 77, Independence, Missouri, formerly of the Moundville/Bronaugh, MO, areas, passed away on Tuesday night, January 18, 2011, at Center Point Medical Center, Independence, MO.

Mary L. Gillespie, 77, Independence, Missouri, formerly of the Moundville/Bronaugh, MO, areas, passed away on Tuesday night, January 18, 2011, at Center Point Medical Center, Independence, MO.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, January 24, 2011, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, MO.  Interment will follow in Welborn Cemetery, Moundville, MO.

Friends may call now and until the hour of the service and the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, January 23, 2011, at the funeral home.

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