Dalmar Lynn Speights
April 25, 1926 – October 14, 2018
Dalmar Lynn Speights, 92, of Columbia passed away Sunday, October 14, 2018 at his residence. He was a native of Carson, MS and had been a resident of Marion County for the past 25 years. Mr. Speights was a U.S. Army veteran who served in the European Theater during WWII. He was a member of Goss Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Conrad Speights and Willard Speights and a stepson, Kenneth Barnett. Mr. Speights is survived by his wife, Jerrine Speights; a daughter, Lori Speights Ishman; two sons, Lanny G. Speights and Daryl Lynn Speights; two sisters, Clarice Sutton and Edith Kuhr; a brother, Landal Speights; five grandchildren, Mary Ellen Boulton, Lanny G. Speights, Jr, Kaylee M. Speights, Amy Ishman and Jesse L. Ishman; a great-grandchild, Maggie Gail Speights and five step-children, Robert Fortenberry, David Fortenberry, Jerry Fortenberry, Michael Barnett and Linda White. The visitation for Mr. Speights will be at Colonial Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. The funeral service will be at 11:00am on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in the chapel at Colonial Funeral Home. Mark McArthur will officiate the service and burial will follow at Society Hill Cemetery.
- Visitation Tuesday, October 16, 2018
- Funeral Service Wednesday, October 17, 2018