Cleatrice Speed(1918 - 2014)

Cleatrice T. Speed

Cleatrice T. Speed, 95, died Saturday March 8, 2014. Funeral services will be Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Bethel M. B. Church with burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Speed was a member of Bethel M. B. Church where she served faithfully for years. Mrs. Speed and her husband were entrepreneurs in the community, owning Speeds Grocery on Floral Street and Foodmart on Orange Avenue stores.

Survivors include, her son, Jerry (Linda) Speed; one brother-in-law, Willie G. Reed, Sr., 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Daniel B. Speed, and a son Leonard D. Speed.


Funeral Home

Strong and Jones Funeral Home - TALLAHASSEE
551 W. CAROLINA STREET Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 224-2139

Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Mar. 13, 2014