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Remembering LaVonne ‘Boots’ Hodnett Speer

Funeral services for LaVonne “Boots” Hodnett Speer, 84 of Haynesville, LA will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at Haynesville Community Church in Haynesville with Bro. Tim Cole officiating.  Interment will be in the Waldo City Cemetery, Waldo, AR under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home of Haynesville, LA

Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 30,2023 at the church.

LaVonne was born February 14, 1939 in Waldo, AR and passed away Monday, August 28, 2023 at her home in Haynesville, LA

She was a member of the Haynesville Community Church.  LaVonne was an artist and loved painting with friends and working in her flower beds. She was a humorous person, and was active with the Butterfly Festival and enjoyed play Bridge at Ladies Day at the Country Club.

Survivors include two sons, Michael R. Speer and wife Peggy, pf Haynesville, Christopher Scott Speer, of Haynesville, one sister, Pat Teague and husband Anthony “Dub” of Buckner, AR, four grandchildren, Jordan Speer and wife Megan, Haley McHale and husband Dusty, Alyssa Speer, and Adrianna Newton and husband Jacob, ten great grandchildren, Lilly, Camryn, Miles, Allie, Ellie, Emmie, Kalyn, Adrienne, Ryder, and Fallyn.

Pallbearers will be Steve Lewis, Sammy Sims, Jonathan Love, Jacob Newton, Jordan Speer, and Dusty McHale.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jewell T. Hodnett and Perlah Mae Best Hodnett, her husband of 62 years, Robert Reid Speer and one sister.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to St. Jude or Haynesville Community Church