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Edna Earl Speights

Edna Earl Speights, 89, of Monticello, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello. She was born January 27, 1931, in Mississippi to Herbert and Thelma Merritt McLeod.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements
Mrs. Speights worked for many years at Kellwood Manufacturing. After retiring from the factory, she and her husband, Robert, started their flower nursery that began a business known as Speights Nursery. She was a member of Carmel Baptist Church.
Those preceding her in death were her parents and her husband, Robert Speights.
Mrs. Speights is survived by her daughter, Janice Wilson, of Sontag; sister, Voncile Case, of Brookhaven; brother, Hebert McLeod, of Monticello; and two grandsons and great-grandchildren.