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Carolyn Sue Speir, 76, Logansport, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, at 4:32 p.m. in her residence, surrounded by her family. She was born March 24, 1941, in Logansport to the late Ralph H. and Katherine A. "Kistler" Beckley. On April 11, 1986, in Cutler, Indiana, she married Earl Allen Speir who survives.
Carolyn retired as a QMA from the Logansport State Hospital, and had also worked for GRITS of Punta Gorda, Florida.
She enjoyed sewing, crafts, flowers, painting, shopping and spending time with her family and her dogs.
Survivors along with her husband, Earl, are four daughters, Jeanette (John) Holle, Logansport, Janet (Dale) Wescott, Canton, Georgia, Julie Bender, Logansport, Judy Kelley and Amy Thatcher, Delphi; one sister, Jane (Carol) Pullen, Cutler; and five grandchildren, Ashley Bender, Logansport, Andrew Brubaker, Muncie, Zachary (Abby) Brubaker, Witchita, Kansas, Douglas Bender, Fort Wayne, and Ryan Wescott, Canton, Georgia.
One brother, Clarence Beckley, and one stepson, Jeffrey Earl Speir, preceded in death.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in the Gundrum Funeral Home with Pastor Aaron Gross officiating. Burial will be in Ever-Rest Memorial Park cemetery.
A visitation will be held from noon until time of services on Tuesday at the funeral home.
You may sign the guest book and send online condolences at www.gundrumcares.com.
Published on May 15, 2017
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