- Cullman, Alabama


September 30, 2013

Eloise Goodlett Speegle

CULLMAN — Eloise Goodlett Speegle

Eloise Goodlett Speegle died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at the age of 87. She was born Jan. 6, 1926, in Cullman to W.E. and Beulah Goodlett. She grew up in the Goldridge community and graduated from Fairview High School as president of her senior class in 1945. She married Chester H. Speegle and moved where the U.S. Air Force sent them for 20 years while raising five children. They retired back to “the farm” in Cullman County, where Eloise enjoyed gardening, bowling, traveling with the Silver Spirit Club, and her grandsons. She was a member of the South Cullman Church of Christ.

Eloise was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Jeff; husband, Chester; brother, James Goodlett; sister, Wynell White; and brothers-in-law, Don Bonner, James White and Elvert Bentley.

Survivors include daughters, Diane Speegle and Jill Speegle of Birmingham and Debbie (Jeff) Hull of Decatur; son, Chester “Chet” Speegle II of Cullman; grandsons, Andrew Hull of Decatur, John Hull of Atlanta, Ga., Mark (Pam) Hull of Illesheim, Germany, and Matthew Hull of Birmingham; great-grandson, Eli Hull of Illesheim, Germany; sisters, Mable Bentley of Cullman, Barbara (Gordon) Bennett of Oneonta, Sarah (Bill) Patrick of Cullman, Jenny Bonner of Port Neches, Texas; sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Goodlett of Cullman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the funeral home, with burial in Cullman City Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank AlaCare Hospice and especially, Morningside Assisted Living, for their care and compassion during Eloise’s good health and illness.

Text Only
  • Dr. William Seay

    Funeral services for Dr. William Seay, 78, of Holly Pond will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Benjamin Smothers officiating, with interment in Holly Pond Cemetery.

    July 30, 2014

  • Jerry Wayne Moore

    Graveside services for Jerry Wayne Moore, 46, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Graves Gap Cemetery near Hayden, the Rev. Steve Rodgers officiating.

    July 30, 2014

  • Pamela Carter Sanderson

    Pamela Carter Sanderson, 62, of Beaverton, Ala., passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Ala.

    July 28, 2014

  • Edith Wilkins Farmer

    Funeral services for Edith Wilkins Farmer, 90, of Addison will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Nichols Funeral Home, Robert Partridge officiating, with burial in Kemp Cemetery.

    July 28, 2014

  • Frances Britt Smith

    Funeral services for Frances Britt Smith, 85, of Rock Springs community in Blount County will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Antioch Baptist Church, the Rev. Jerry Hackney officiating, with burial in Rock Springs Cemetery.

    July 28, 2014

  • William Ross Baker

    William Ross Baker, 82, left this world, finished his race and passed through the gates of Glory, Monday, July 28, 2014. He heard those precious words from Christ, “Well done, good and faithful servant, enter into the Glories of the Lord.”

    July 28, 2014

  • lawenforcementreports.jpg Arrests, incidents reports for July 25-27, 2014

    Here is a look at the incidents that were reported to the Cullman City Police Department for Friday, Saturday and Sunday:

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Susan Melissa Neck Werner

    July 26, 2014

  • 7-27 SUN. obit Stafford.jpg Carlton Eugene Stafford

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-27 SUN. obit Stafford.jpg Carlton Eugene Stafford

    Carlton Eugene Stafford, 82, of Cullman passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was born April 14, 1932, James and Mary Katherine Brown Stafford. Mr. Stafford was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was the original owner of Carlton’s restaurant.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo