- Cullman, Alabama

December 16, 2013

Kathleen Helen Butler Speer

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Kathleen Helen Butler Speer

Funeral services for Kathleen Helen Butler Speer, 75, of Cullman will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Father Patrick Egan officiating, with interment in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Speer died Saturday, Dec. 14, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 27, 1938, in Cullman County to Hershel and Christine Kein Butler. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Joseph Speer; an infant son; four brothers, Kenneth, Kevin, Keith and Kerry Butler; and a sister, Korene Scaffer.

Survivors include three sons, William (Teresa) Speer, James (Rhonda) Speer and Michael (Misty) Speer; three daughters, Sandra (Terry) Tankersley, Dianne (Keith) Kessler and Janice Lynn (Jason) Eddleman; a brother, Kermit Butler; five sisters, Karen Weeks, Kolene Barnett, Kris Butler, Kavon Pontius and Kim Basinger; 11 grandchildren, Robert Speer, Jerry Speer, Elizabeth Keck, Samuel Speer, Cassie Tankersley, Tyler Tankersley, Katie Tankersley, Izea Speer, Destin Eddleman, Devin Eddleman and Addi Eddleman; a sister-in-law, Frances Schaeffer; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Rosary was held at 7:30 p.m.