Leola Ruth Speer, 85, of Mabelvale, passed away Nov. 13, 2013. She was born March 5, 1928, in Cato, to the late Gerald and Alice Hackler Harrell. Leola was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Frank Winkler and Ernest Speer; a son, Frankie Lee Winkler; a stepson, Maurice Winkler; four brothers and three sisters.
She is survived by sons, Howard Winkler and wife, Rose of Sardis, Jimmy Carl Winkler and wife, Alyce of Diamond City, stepson, Floyd Winkler and wife, Linda of Conway, grandchildren, Lori Winkler Bagley and husband, Joey of Traskwood, Ron Winkler and wife, Marti of Omaha, James Frank Winkler and wife, Dawn of Hensley, Naomi Winkler Coates and husband, Michael of Lonoke, Michael Chad Winkler and wife, Crystal of Bryant, Kelly Winkler of Lead Hill and fourteen great grandchildren.
A graveside service by Ashby Funeral Home will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at McPherson Cemetery in Sardis.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .