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Leo Speights

Leo Speights Leo Speights

Mr. Leo Speights, age 80, of Marianna, Florida transitioned from life temporal to life eternal on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Dothan, Alabama. 

Mr. Speights was a member of Magnolia African Methodist Episcopal Church. 

Homegoing services will be held Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 1:00 PM from the sanctuary of the Second West Missionary Baptist Association with the Reverend William Harvey, Reverend Dwight Cockerham, Sr., Reverend Hollis McClendon, Evangelist Cynthia Gee and the Reverend Evelyn Creal-Wilcox officiating. Interment in Magnolia Cemetery. Vann Funeral Home in charge.

Mr. Speights will lie in state at the church from 12:00 Noon until time for the service.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Vann Funeral Home on Friday, August 4, 2017.

Mr. Speights leaves to cherish his precious memories a loving and devoted family:

His Wife of 60 Years: Lizzie Speights of Marianna, Florida

Four Children: Roy Speights (Cheryl) of Greenwood, Florida; Tracy Speights of Marianna, Florida; Tawana Gilbert (Ken) of Pensacola, Florida; and Alvin Speights of Marianna, Florida

Five Grandchildren: Shanice Speights of Dothan, Alabama; Keysaan Daniels of Marianna, Florida; Dai’Shun Curry of Pensacola, Florida; and Malachi and Micha Davis of Malone, Florida

One Great Grandchild: Jakari Speights of Dothan, Alabama

Four Sisters: Mildred Holden (Clarence); Lizzie Davis (Mango); and Lucille Speights (Billy) all of Marianna, Florida; and Emma Dildy of Brooklyn, New York

Three Brothers: John Speights (Agnes) of Marianna, Florida; Walter Speights (Ruth) of South Orange, New Jersey; and Robert Speights (Virginia) of Fayetteville, North Carolina

Three Brothers-in-law; Two Sisters-in-law; Two uncles; Five aunts

And many sorrowing nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. 

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