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Quedlus Speights 1959 – 2020

Quedlus Speights of Hankamer, Texas

January 11, 1959 – May 20, 2020

Quedlus Speights 61, of Hankamer, TX; passed May 20, 2020.

A Public Viewing will be held from 1PM- 5PM, Friday, May 29, 2020 at Proctor’s Mortuary 518 Miller St. Anahuac, TX.

Interment will be Private in Whittington Cemetery.  

Quedlus Speights entered this world on January 11, 1959. He was born to proud and loving parents of Deacon Estus Speights and Emma Mayfield Kirkwood Speights in Hankamer, Texas and was the youngest sibling of five.

At an early age and with the blessing of being raised in a faith-filled home, he professed his faith in Jesus Christ and was baptized at St. Mary’s Baptist Church in Hankamer, Texas. He was a devout member of the St. Mary’s Baptist Church.

Quedlus graduated from Anahuac High School in May, 1977. He was a star athlete (football, basketball, and track) while in high school. Following his graduation, he joined the military in 1978. He was a United States Army veteran having proudly served his country for three years. Upon an honorable discharged from the Army, he worked in various construction related jobs until he succumb to his illness.

He married Rosetta Williams on July 14, 1980 and to this union a son, Jason Troy Speights, was born. Later, he was in a relationship with the late Jacqueline Yvonne Cadoree and to this union a daughter, Ivy Quandranique Cadoree, was born. His final marriage to Carolyn Ford Speights ended in divorce.

God in His infinite wisdom, called our beloved Bro. Quedlus home into His loving grace on May 20, 2020. Preceding him in death were his beloved parents, sister Erma Lee Speights Johnson, brother Denny Speights, and his nephews Rodney Lee Johnson, Jr. and Phillip Neal Johnson.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his son, Jason Troy Speights (Christie); his daughter Ivy Quandranique Cadoree Bishop (Robert); his sister, Glenda Merl Speights Blue, his brother, Estus Speights, Jr.; the mother of his son, Rosetta Williams Raymond, his grandchildren, Carter Speights, Collin Speights, Royalty Bishop and Reign Bishop.

Evermore missed by a long loving generation of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins, extended family and ‘friends-as-family’ far too numerous to list, but equally admired and cherished in mutual remembrance.

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