Judy Wilhite Speights, 70, of Romance, formerly of Benton, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014. She was born July 29, 1943 to O.J. and Evelyn Wilhite.
Judy loved spending time with her family. Her three grandchildren were her pride and joy.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents, O.J. “Mutt” Wilhite and Evelyn Cole Smith.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Wendell H. Speights; three sons, Wendell Cory Speights, Chris Speights and wife Shannon, Curt Speights and wife Marilyn; three grandchildren, Brittney Carrington and husband Hunter, Blake Speights, and Celina Speights; one great grandchild, Everlee Carrington, expected July 29, 2014; brother, Gene Cole; four sisters, Janet Bray, Jo Jones, Saline Sinkoe, and Nancy Bartlett; as well as an extended family, Tommy Fejarang, Verina Ditalo and husband Allan and their five children.
A celebration and reception in honor of Judy will be 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19 at Smith Family Funeral Home, 322 N. Market Street in Benton.
Online guestbook: www.SmithFamilyCares.com .