Hazel Speck

Thursday, April 11, 2002

WENTZVILLE, Mo. -- Hazel Carinne Swindell Speck, 91, of Wentzville, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, April 10, 2002 at Wentzville Park Care Center.

Born May 22, 1910, in Swinton, Mo., she was the daughter of Ernest and Nora Shumate Swindell.

Speck had been the owner and operator of Hazel's Flowers and Gifts in Cape Girardeau before retiring in 1972 to Cherokee Village, Ark.

She moved to Wentzville in 1991 and was an active member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include a daughter, Marilyn Ballard of Wentzville, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Leslie Speck, and a daughter.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Pitman Funeral Home in Wentzville.

Funeral will be at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Revs. Mike Turpin and Larry Fry officiating.

Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Cape Girardeau Memorial Park.