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Gertrude Staton "Trudy" Speight

May 16, 1936 - January 12, 2016

Gertrude Staton “Trudy” Speight, 79, died Tuesday, January 12, 2016.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15, 2016 at the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery. The Reverend Robert Licht, the Reverend Paul Phillips, and the Reverend Doctor Allen Cherry will be presiding.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

Trudy was a loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother. She retired from BB&T and ran Photographix Custom Framing and Photography in Hobgood with her husband, Doug, for many years.

Trudy was preceded in death by her sister, Johanna Staton Brown.

She is survived by her husband, Douglas Pittman “Doug” Speight; her daughter, Edy Speight Abshire and husband Les of Wake Forest; her son, Brian Douglas Speight and wife Anna of Wake Forest; her sister, Pat Staton Winslow of Scotland Neck; and six grandchildren, Olivia Speight, Jakob Speight, Ava Speight, Joshua Abshire, Claire Abshire, and Cole Abshire.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to the Hobgood Community Church, P.O. Box 444, Hobgood, NC 27843 or to the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 401, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.

Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

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