James Litt ‘Jimmy’ Speights

Published 5:00 am Monday, October 4, 2004

Services for James Litt “Jimmy” Speights of Brookhaven are 2p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel withburial in Riverwood Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Speights, 78, died Oct. 3, 2004, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center. He was born in Bassfield on Nov. 21, 1925, toRobert Litt Speights and Mertice Williamson Speights.

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He was an engineering aid with the Mississippi State HighwayDepartment. He was a veteran of the Navy and served in World WarII. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Nell Strong Speights of Brookhaven; hisdaughter, Connie S. Dunn and her husband, David L. Dunn, ofBrookhaven; and his three grandchildren, Misty Dunn, Laina Dunn andGarrett Dunn.