The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa Thursday, July 6, 1905
JAMES GILLASPIE of Warren Township died at his home on June 28, 1905, after a brief illness with uremic poisoning. He had been in ill health for some time but his condition was not considered dangerous and he was able to come to Chariton the Saturday previous. Funeral services conducted by Rev. M.G. Munn were held at the United Presbyterian Church in this city on Friday afternoon at two o'clock after which the remains were interred in the Chariton Cemetery.
JAMES GILLASPIE, son of MR. and MRS. THOMAS GILLASPIE, was born in Benton Township, this county, on October 4, 1880. When about seven years old he moved with his parents to Springfield, Mo., where he lived until the death of his mother on August 18, 1897, when with his brother GUY, he returned to this county. He was married on August 27, 1902, to MISS LONA MAY PULLIAM, who with two children survives him. One brother and one sister are also living and reside in Missouri. Deceased was a worthy young man, industrious and energetic, kind-hearted and true, and was held in the highest esteem by all who knew him. His sudden death is a sad blow to his family and friends who have the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community.