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Terrance Leron Gillespie, age 46

On Saturday, December 9, 2023, Terrance Leron Gillespie made his transition into the arms of our Lord and Savior.

Terrance LeRon was born in Newport, Arkansas to Debbie Sue Gillespie and Charles Wayne Kirk (who preceded him in death).

Terrance LeRon attended Castleberry Elementary School and Newport Junior and Senior High Schools, where he graduated in 1996.

After graduating high school, LeRon enlisted in the United State Marine. Once returning to Newport, he worked detailing cars and tinting car windows for years.

He leaves to mourn his passing – His Mother: Debbie Sue Gillespie of Newport, AR, two brothers: Atiba Brooks (Forsythia) of Searcy, Arkansas and Marcus Brooks of Atlanta, GA, two nephews: Elijah Brooks and Messiah Brooks of Searcy, Arkansas, one niece: Le’la Brooks of Searcy Arkansas, four aunts and one uncle, a special friend, Eric Gant of Newport, Arkansas and a host of other adoring family and friends.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Kristina (Ball) Pratt Posted December 13, 2023 8:15 PM

    A great friend. How we loved listening to Tupac. He was so hype about Makaveli. RIP.

  • Willie and Crystal Roddy Posted December 14, 2023 2:41 AM

    Gone but will never be forgotten. You will always be in our hearts LeRon, may you Rest in Eternal Peace.🕊️🕊️

  • Carla Emery Posted March 14, 2024 3:29 AM

    So hard to believe. You are loved and will be missed more than you will ever know.

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