Annette Willcox Gillespie, former mathematics professor at Stetson for over 20 years, died April 1 at the age of 83. A Stetson alumna, Annette received a Master of Arts from Duke University. See more at

Annette is survived by her husband of 56 years, E. Bryan Gillespie, retired Professor Emeritus of English at Stetson, two daughters, Susan Losher and Mary Stackhouse, a son, John Gillespie, and five grandchildren. Visitation will be at 1 p.m., Friday, April 4, at New Covenant Baptist Church, 1010 N. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Services will follow at 2 p.m. at the church, followed by graveside services at Oakdale Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at