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Frankie Speer

BONNE TERRE — Frankie Lee Speer, 82, of Bonne Terre, passed away May 3, 2017, at NHC Healthcare in Desloge. She was born September 22, 1934, in Savannah, Tennessee. She was a member of the Silver Springs Baptist Church and the Paddle Club at Lake Timberline. Frankie retired from Guth Lighting after 51 years. She loved to play bingo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Ruthie (Brown) Burks; husband, Roland David Speer; five brothers, R.D. Burks, Grady Burks, William Burks, J.W. Burks and Steve Burks.

Frankie is survived by five siblings, Katie Lauck, Inez Dockery, John (Eva) Burks, Catherine (Jerry) Odom and Judy McNeal.

Visitation will be Friday, May 5, 2017, from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m. at the C. Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Bonne Terre with Rev. Roy Kaylor officiating. Interment will follow at Bonne Terre Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Silver Springs Baptist Church. View obituary and share condolences online at

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