Linda Faye Holmes Gillespie | 1942-2014

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014

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Linda Faye Holmes Gillespie, 71, the longtime librarian for the city of Rhome, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

Funeral is 3 p.m. Monday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel in Colleyville. Interment will follow in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Linda was born April 24, 1942, in Fort Worth, the daughter of Pete and Dorothy Holmes. She attended Keller High School, graduating in 1960.

That same year, Linda met Leon Gillespie, the love of her life, and they married Sept. 1, 1961. They had two children, Brent Lane and Jana Lyn.

A lifelong member of Chapter 326, Order of the Eastern Star, Linda loved and served the organization for over 50 years.

She is survived by her children, Brent Lane and Jana Lyn; a grandchild, Kyle Jaeger; sister-in-law Shirley Holmes; nephew Tommy Holmes Jr.; nieces Marla and Amanda Holmes; and oldest and dearest friends, C.W. and Charlotte West.

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