Drayton Bennett Speights Sr.

Drayton Bennett Speights Sr.

Birth
Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA
Death 4 Mar 1997 (aged 90)
Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas, USA
Burial Sabine County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 41465124 · View Source
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Drayton Bennett Speights, Sr. 90, died at 4:05 PM Tuesday, March 4, 1997 at his residence near Hemphill.
Self-employed businessman in the land and timber business preceded in death by his wife Virgie Speights, a noted Sabine County historian for whom the county's historical library at the former Sabine County Jail is named in memory; and a son. Drayton B. Speights, Jr.
Left include 4 children, Virginia Coday, Bill Speights, Tom Speights, Jim Speights; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Funeral services at 2 PM Thursday, conducted at Hemphill First Baptist Church with Bro. John Dowden, Bro. Clarence Howell, and Bro Bob Arthur officiating.
Left are Virginia & Frank Coday - Hemphill; Tom & Margie Speights - Seattle, Washington; Jim & Carole Speights of Murrieta, Calif.: daughter-in-law, Pat Speights- Hemphill; 3 sisters: Anna Crouch - Houston; Sally Jackson - Port Arthur; Gloria McBeth- Houston; 2 brothers: Rudolph Speights, Houston; Elton, Hemphill; 13 grandchildren: Robert Speights, Patricia Hartley, Matthew Speights, Dan Speights, Angie Thrall, Cindy Ince, Randy Speights, Gary Speights, Mike Speights, Kim Speights, David Speights, Sheila Webb, and Larry Coday; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.


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  • Created by: Ray & Peggy Holbrooks Pace
  • Added: 1 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41465124
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Drayton Bennett Speights Sr. (15 Aug 1906–4 Mar 1997), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41465124, citing Speights Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ray & Peggy Holbrooks Pace (contributor 46951568) .