Beatrice Speight

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 13, 2009

Beatrice “Bea” Tann Speight, 73, of Colerain died Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at her home.
A native of Bertie County, she was a farmer by trade and a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Harrellsville.
Survivors include two daughters, Jacqueline Speight of Aulander and Maxine Jefferson of Ahoskie; four sisters, Millie Miller of Wilmington, DE, Essie Edwards of Colerain, Linda Harrell of Newport News, VA. and Shirley Holley of Ahoskie; two brothers, Gary Tann of Newport News, VA and Ronald Tann of Windsor; seven grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
The funeral will take place at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 15 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Harrellsville with the Rev. Robert Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Wilder’s Funeral Home, Inc., Aulander, is handling the arrangements.