Arlene Gillespie

October 18, 1940 ~ August 3, 2022 (age 81)


Arlene Marie Gillespie, 81, of Paducah, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at Baptist Health.

Arlene was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She never met a stranger and was a bright, kind soul who had an impact on those that she met. Arlene was very devout in her faith. She had a heart for ministry and spent nearly 35 years sharing the word of the Lord. She was a member of World Harvest Church of Paducah.

Arlene is survived by two children, Karen (Mark) Kellenberger and Jeff (Tabitha) Gillespie; five grandchildren, Melissa (Carl) Helton, Jennifer (Derick) Tucker, Hayvin Gillespie, Brayden Knight, and Camden Choat; six great-grandchildren, Cristopher, Elizabeth, Audrey, Elijah, AJ, and Eric; and several nieces, nephews, and other loving family members.

Preceding Arlene in death is her husband of 39 years, Albert F. Gillespie; her parents, Carl and Alice Anderson; her twin sister, Marlene Anderson; and two brothers, Norman Anderson and Arthur Anderson.

A funeral service for Arlene will be held Saturday, August 6, 2022 at World Harvest Church at 12:00 pm with Dr. Chris Cody officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Kenton Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family on Friday, August 5 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Lindsey Funeral Home or Saturday, August 6, from 11:00 am to service hour at World Harvest Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to World Harvest Church.

Lindsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


August 5, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lindsey Funeral Home
226 North 4th Street
Paducah, KY 42001

August 6, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
World Harvest Church

Funeral Service
August 6, 2022

12:00 PM
World Harvest Church

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