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 Marion Maud <I>Thurman</I> Speer

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Marion Maud Thurman Speer

Marion T. Speer, 84, of Palatka died Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka following a brief illness.

She was born in Kingsland, Ark., and had been a resident of Palatka for the past seven years, coming from Brandon. She was an extraordinary seamstress and tailor. She used to make a lot of the clothing for her family and did seamstress work for others. She was a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Brandon.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dorsey "Baldy" Speer; and one son, Richard Michael Speer.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Sandi and John Robinson, Palatka; one son and daughter-in-law, Randall and Nancy Speer, Garner, N.C.; two grandsons; and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be Friday, Feb. 20 at the Turkey Creek Cemetery in Plant City with Rev. Randall Speer officiating.

Masters Funeral Home in Palatka is handling arrangements. (Palatka Daily News Obituary dtd 19 Feb 2004.)

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  • Maintained by: John Robinson
  • Originally Created by: Donna McPherson
  • Added: 18 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43250619
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marion Maud Thurman Speer (12 Sep 1919–17 Feb 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43250619, citing Turkey Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Plant City, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by John Robinson (contributor 47360354) .