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Della Speakman

Wednesday, October 16, 2002

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Della E. Speakman, 90, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.

She was born Oct. 26, 1911, in Double Springs, Ala., daughter of John and Mary Anne Mote Waddell. She and Henry Speakman were married Nov. 10, 1929. He preceded her in death March 26, 1991.

Survivors include two sons, Tommy and Edward Speakman of Sikeston; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Dr. Jim Guffie officiating. Burial will follow in the Sikeston Memorial Park Cemetery.