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Carolyn Speer

Little Rock, AR

Carolyn Virginia Speer, age 76, of Little Rock, was called home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010. She was born Dec. 19, 1934 in Buckville, Ark., to the late Roy J. and Ola E. Pool. Mrs. Speer was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Mabelvale and the Order of Eastern Star (Adoniram #604 and Esther #217). She retired from Firemen's Fund Insurance Company where she was a commercial line underwriter. Mrs. Speer was preceded in death by her parents and five sisters, Vera Hollowoa, Lucille DuBose, Lena Goad, Doris Burks and Kitty Jenkins. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Dorman Preston Speer of Little Rock; daughter, Brenda Speer McCullough and husband Bill of Benton; son, Douglas Speer and wife Melinda of Little Rock; two sisters, Ruby McColloch of Benton and Mary Pearl Detherage of East End; three grandchildren, Paul McCullough, Pam Clayborn and Shelly Mann and three great-grandchildren, Austin McCullough, Shelby Mann and Lindsey Mann. Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 26 at Ashby Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 27 at First Missionary Baptist Church in Mabelvale with burial at Ten Mile Cemetery. Bro. Robbie Horne will be officiating. On-line guest book at

Published December 25, 2010

Ashby Funeral Home
108 West Narroway, Benton, AR
Phone: 501-778-2544