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Shirley L. Gillaspie

July 13, 1940 - April 17, 2021


Shirley L GillaspieShirley Loretta (Gallup) Gillaspie went home to be with the Lord April 17, 2021 at the age of 80.  

Shirley was born to Wilmer Z. Gallup and Adeline Nichols on July 13, 1940 in Weymouth, MA.  

Shirley graduated from Scituate High School and continued on to cosmetology school, where she studied to be a hairdresser.  After moving to California, she took a few more courses to finish up her licensing for cosmetology.

Shirley met her husband, Robert, in 1961 while on a blind date.  They were married on June 16, 1962 at March Airforce Base.  They went on to have 3 children: Sheryl, Sharla and Robert.  She was a loving grandparent to 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to being a dedicated and loving wife and mother, Shirley also loved gardening, creating home-made cards and various other crafts as well as her hospitality at her local church.

Throughout her entire life, she held an unwavering faith in God, which she shared with those who surrounded her.  

A Visitation for Shirley will be held at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service on Sunday, April 25, 2021 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm.

A Funeral Service for Shirley will be held at Emmanuel Bible Church on Monday, April 26, 2021 at 11:00am.

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