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Wanda Specking

June 12, 1935 — March 9, 2023

Wanda Specking, 87, of Lafe, passed from this life on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born in Cardwell, Missouri, on June 12, 1935, to the late Ralph and Maude Loraine McClarty. She married Bernard Joseph Specking, Sr., and they were married for 64 years until he passed. Wanda worked some at Ely & Walker Shirt Factory and Sunbeam, but she spent most of her years as a homemaker. She attended a Pentecostal church. Wanda was very outgoing, and she enjoyed visiting with others. She loved her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren, and she enjoyed taking them on picnics. Wanda liked to travel. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph McClarty and Maude Loraine McClarty Angotti; husband, Bernard Joseph Specking, Sr.; daughter, Mary Jane Carroll; brothers, Arland "Joe" and Kenneth; and sisters, Pat and Lena Mae.


Wanda is survived by her daughters, Judy Brasher of Lafe and Nancy (Paul) Baldwin of West Helena; sons, Roger (Gloria) Specking of Paragould, Bernard (Maria Luisa) Specking, Jr. of Paragould, and David (Ginger) Specking of Lafe; sister, Sharon Crawley of Decatur, Tennessee; 14 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and numerous nephews, nieces, great nephews, and great nieces.


The family will receive friends Saturday from 12-1 PM at Heath Funeral Home. The funeral begins at 1 PM with Pastor Hicks officiating. Burial will follow in Greene County Memorial Gardens.

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Saturday, March 11, 2023

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2901 Highway 135 N, Paragould, AR 72450

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