Conrad Earl Speights

Published 1:53 pm Monday, April 17, 2017

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017, at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia, for Conrad Earl Speights, 86, of Prentiss, who died Monday, April 3, 2017, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Burial was in Hathorn Cemetery in Bassfield. Bro. Charles Lofton officiated. Visitation was held Friday, April 7, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Hathorn Funeral Home.

Mr. Conrad was known as a gentle a kind person, always willing help others. He served our nation faithfully in the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carol Curtis and Virgie Watts Speights; his Wife, Dixie Nell Speights; and his son, Buster Conrad Speights.

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He is survived by one step-son, Kenny Herrington; two step-daughters, Phyllis Leonard, Misti Perez; two brothers, Dalmar Lynn Speights (Jerrine), Columbia, Landall Speights (Connie), Edmond, Arkansas; two sisters, Edith Kuhr (Thomas), Santa Maria, California, Clarice Sutton (George), Apple Valley, Minnesota; six Grandchildren, Curt Speights Hogart (Erica), Chico, California, Justin Herrington, Colby Herrington, Caleb Herrington, Jacob Leonard, Rachel Leonard; and two great grandchildren.

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