SPEAKER, Betty Jean, 78, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Sunday, December 14, 2008, in Bishop Hodges Continuous Care Center, Wheeling. She was born October 17, 1930 in West Alexander, PA; a daughter of the late Frank and Willa Lytle Snodgrass. She was a former employee of the Wheeling Clinic and a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Wheeling. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by five brothers, Frank, Jerry, Jack and Willis Snodgrass, William Loos, an infant sister. Surviving is her husband, Bernard F. Speaker, three sons, Pat Speaker and his wife Amy, Kurt J. Speaker and his wife Elaine, Michael L. Speaker and his wife Rosemary, two daughters, Susan A. East, Tracy L. Roth and her husband Jason all of Wheeling; ten grandchildren, Mickey Speaker, Michael Speaker, Amanda Speaker, Zackary East, Patrick Speaker, Grayson Speaker, Hunter East, Annarenee Speaker, Logan Roth and Isabella Roth, several nieces and nephews.
Friends received 12-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where vigil services will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 17, 2008, in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Wheeling, with Rev. Chris Turner as celebrant.
Interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling. Offer condolences online at altmeyer.com