Bonnie Ruth Speer

Friday, October 9, 2015

Bonnie Ruth Speer, 75, of Piggott, passed from this life on Thursday October 8, 2015, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born on December 15, 1939, and raised by Floyd and Irene Cato. Bonnie enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, playing BINGO, crocheting, and working crossword puzzles.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Bonnie is survived by her loving daughters, Debbie Davidson of Piggott, Evelyn Johnson (Tommy) of Pollard and Laura Hoggard of Piggott; one son, Charles Allen Speer of Piggott; one brother, Sonny Cato and wife Mary; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday Oct. 11, at the Irby Funeral Home of Piggott. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. in the chapel. Interment will be held at Mitchell Cemetery in Greenway under the direction of Irby Funeral Home of Piggott.

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