Jeanette Gillespie DuBois passed away on March 4, 2021, in Norman, Oklahoma, at the age of 93. Jeanette was born November 7, 1927, in Richmond, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Hobart Vernon Gillespie and Rosetta Howell. Jeanette was married on September 2, 1947, to Robert Lee DuBois in Richmond Virginia. The couple celebrated 60 wonderful years together and had one daughter, Michelle Jeannine DuBois. They both preceded her in death. Jeanette leaves behind two grandsons, Christopher B. Tull of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Cameron Stirling Tull of Norman. She is also survived by four nieces, Barbara Glaspie White, Juanita Glaspie Lasswell, Phyllis Glaspie Moreno and Jeannie Glaspie Claytor; two nephews, Thomas Gillespie and Michael Gillespie; and numerous friends and extended family.
Jeanette was known as “Miss Jeanne” to her many students, and she was an excellent instructor in a variety of different fields. Jean was also a freelance news reporter, traveled the world, and authored many books and stories. She had a passion for art, history, and believed in the importance of literacy. Jean was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Miss Jeanne was also a member of the National Music Teachers Association, a HAM radio operator, and a member of the Clan Henderson Society. In addition, she was a member of the National Legal Association. She and her husband co-researched numerous books, including the Geomagnetic Results, Secular Variation, and Archaeomagnetic Chronology, United States and Mesoamerica, including Archaeomagnetic Data and Time Assignments. Jean was also a fashion runway model and was referred to as La Parisien of New York.
Her Motto was “Have a Diamond Day”, and she wanted everyone to Enjoy God’s Wonderful World as she did. In addition, she had a sense of compassion and desire to go out and help others. She believed that everyone has a story and that you should listen to it.
No tears for me-I am gone from the sights, but I have joined the Lord in Heaven!
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