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Larry W. Speights

July 23, 1943 — March 31, 2016

Funeral services were held Saturday April 2, 2016 at Saulters Moore funeral home in Prentiss, MS for Mr. Larry W. Speights, age 72, who passed away on March 31, 2016 Monticello, MS. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements. Rev. Dane Hodges and Rev. Ricky Johnson officiated. Pallbearers were: Steve Garrett, Mike Fuller, Coyle King, Bo Weems, Warren Hedgepeth, Bubba Parkman, Joseph Shifalo and Logan Greenlee. Mr. Larry was born on July 23, 1943 to Woodrow and Hilda Hedgepeth Speights in Lawrence County. Larry was preceded in death by his wife Patsy Speights and his Parents, Woodrow and Hilda Speights. Larry was married to wife Patsy for 51 years and together they had three children and five grandchildren. Larry was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had careers in farming, law enforcement, the oilfield, carpentry, and Lawrence County for many years. Larry was a member of Hepzibah Baptist Church and community for most of his life. Larry loved to watch his grandchildren play ball, go hunting, aggravate his sister, and be outside whenever possible. Larry is survived by three children: Dana Speights Walker, Dawn Speights Greenlee (Kelly Greenlee), and Dannell Speights Roberts (Scott Roberts) and five grandchildren, Justin Eli Walker of Hepzibah, William Logan Greenlee and Macey Claire Greenlee of Monticello, and Mattie Elizabeth Roberts, and Anna Craig Roberts of Hattiesburg. Larry is survived by one sister, Kathryn Marie Speights Rowley (Doyle Rowley) of Hattiesburg. Larry is survived by eight nieces and nephews, Teresa Kathleen Rowley McDaniel, Tressann Stamps Everitt, Tracy Stamps Waits, Terri Stamps, Amy Shifalo Lott, Jessica Shifalo Vaughan, Joseph Strom Shifalo, William Jason Weems and twelve Great-niece and nephews’. Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com.
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