Brooks Speer, age 85, of Andrews, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018 in a Clay County care facility. He was a native of Lawrence County, Arkansas, but had lived in Cherokee County since 1971. He was a retired supervisor with Baker Furniture. He served in the United States Army. His hobby was fishing, fishing, and fishing.
He was the son of the late Dorman and Mae Lawson Speer and the husband of the late Irma Helen Reusch Speer, who died August 17, 2017.
Surviving are two daughters, Sharon Bevins of Andrews and Sandra Dunn of Jasper, Georgia; four grandchildren, Amanda Smith and husband Nick, Ryan and Zach Bevins, and Matthew Curtis and wife Tina; a step grandson, Matthew Dunn and wife, Samantha; three great grandchildren, Summer Smith and Madison and Molly Dunn.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2018 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews with Rev. Eric Byrd officiating. The interment will be in Valleytown Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:45 p.m. Sunday at the Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews prior to the service.
Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews in charge of all arrangements.