August 19, 1923 - November 25, 2016
Austin, Texas | Age 93
Verdie Alma Gillespie, 93, of Austin, Texas died Friday, November 25, 2016. She was born to Joe and Mary Roberts in Austin, Texas on August 19, 1923.
Her parents; seven siblings; husband, Wilbert Gillespie; son, Darrell Anthony Simmons; and daughter, Beverly Elaine Simmons preceded her in death.
Verdie is survived by five grandchildren, Scott Hartzog, Yvette Young, Yvonne White, Rhonda Orr, Scott Dickerson; and her sister, Virginia Turner.
She was a military wife and a longtime member of the Women's Auxiliary Unit. She always had a smile on her face and loved growing roses and working in her garden.
Thanks go out to Karen Scarbrough for the love and care she gave to Aunt Verdie the last several years of her life.
Visitation hours will be from 12:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX.
A Graveside Service will take place at Memorial Hill Cemetery, in Pflugerville, TX on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 11:00 am.