Effie Jonas Speagle, age 83, died Thursday evening, September 11, 2008, at Duke Medical Center. She was born in Wake County on September 25, 1924 and was a former member of Calvary Baptist Church. Effie worked as a legal secretary for more than 55 years for several legal firms as well as certain departments within the federal/city government.
She is survived by a few special friends: Janice Tice; Harold Blalock; Janie Carmack; and Tony and Mary Garrett; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Monday, September 15, 2008, at Woodlawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Forest M. Gale, Jr. presiding.
Friends may visit Sunday afternoon from 2:00-3:30 P.M. at Hall-Wynne Funeral Home.
Contributions may be made to the Durham Rescue Mission, 1201 E. Main St., Durham, NC 27701.
On-line memorials: www.hallwynne.com. Select Obituaries.