May 3 obituary

Wretha Speer
Wretha Louise Speer, 65, died Monday, April 29, 2019 in Loraine.
Funeral service for Mrs. Speer will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Christian Temple in Colorado City with Cory Morris officiating. Burial will follow at Dorn Cemetery in Mitchell County under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Speer was born on Oct. 9, 1953 in Big Spring to Lee and Nellie (Cherry) Matlock. She was a member of the Christian Temple and loved her family, gardening and her dog, Honey.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Nellie (Cherry) Matlock, her husband, Joe “Bear” Speer, and two brothers, Audie Matlock and Randy Matlock.
Survivors include two daughters, Leanne Simpson and her husband, James Hartfield, and Stacey Jones and her husband, Brandon, all of Loraine; two sons, Justin Speer and his wife, Vickey Bradley, and Michael “Mikey” DeAx and his wife, Ashley, all of Big Spring; five grandchildren, Erica Simpson and Dezaray Speer, both of Loraine, and Tommy James and his wife, Nanna Silva, Taleya James and Jacoby James, all of Colorado City; two great-grandchildren, Sienna James of Colorado City and Dakota Simpson of Loraine; two sisters, Elaine Dearmond and Becky Sanders, both of Colorado City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
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