Submitted by Charisse Floyd

Log Cabin Democrat
Thurs., 02 Sep 1937


Mrs. Emma Speights, aged 64, died at 8 a.m. today at her home, 123 Locust Avenue. She was the wife of H.W. Speights. Mrs. Speights was born in Van Buren County, March 14, 1873, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Parrish. She had lived in Conway eight years. Surviving her besides her husband are three sons, William, James, and Ernest Speights, all of Conway; three sister, Mrs. Birdie Pennington of Morganton, Mrs. Frankie Cossey of Little Rock, and Mrs. Ruby Thomas of Conway; a brother, Robert Parrish of Jacksonville, Ark. Funeral services will be held at the Pine Mountain Chapel, near Bee Branch, tomorrow at 2 pm. in charge of Rev. Wesley Wood and Rev. Joe Pearce, and interment will be made in Pine Mountain Cemetery in charge of J.A. Pence & Son.