Donna M. Gillespie Moody, 83, of Aledo, IL died Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Unity-Point Health Trinity in Rock Island. Cremation has been accorded and there are no services. Private burial will be at a later date. Friends may greet the family 12-2 p.m. Sunday, January 15, 2017 at The Depot in Aledo. Memorials in her name may be sent to the Mercer County Food Pantry. Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
She was born June 20, 1933 near New Windsor, Illinois to Donald Docherty and Evelyn Hurstrom. She was raised by Raymond and Evelyn Hall and graduated from AlWood High School. She married Reid S. Gillespie December 14, 1951 in Galesburg, IL. He died in 1982. She later married Donald Moody June 11, 1983 in Aledo, IL. He died in 2000.
Donna was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, camping, traveling and fishing.
Survivors include two daughters, Connie (Michael) Reaber of Aledo, IL; Debbie (Troy) Countryman of Orion, IL; two sons, Reid (Paula) Gillespie of Muscatine, Iowa; Rick (Faith) Gillespie of Aledo, IL; 17 grandchildren; 39 great great grandchildren and one lovingly expected; 2 great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, one brother and one sister.
Mercer County Food Pantry
P.O. Box 63, Aledo IL 61231