Teresa Fay Speck, age 59, of Temple passed from this life during the early morning hours of Sunday, September 8, 2019 at her home surrounded by those she loved after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Teresa was born in Gatesville on the 17th day of December 1959 to her parents Burl and Joyce (Terry) Goodwin.
In her early years Teresa graduated from Temple High School. Teresa married Roland Speck in Temple on January 16, 1998. She was a loving and devoted wife to Roland as well as a wonderful mother and grandmother to her kids and grandkids. She loved the outdoors and enjoyed everything that Mother Nature had to offer. She was a collector of Betty Boop memorabilia, loved watching the Game of Thrones, was a Patriots football fan and loved her two dogs very much. Teresa was a member of the Assembly of God Church and knew of her eternal reward in heaven when her life here was complete.
She is preceded in death by her parents Burl and Joyce.
Teresa leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband Roland Speck as well as her 5 children Tonya and Jeremy King, and Dustin, Arthur and Cody Marshall. She also leaves her 3 brothers Ferrell, Darrell and Gerald Goodwin and 1 sister Melinda Goodwin. Also surviving are her grandchildren Haylee, Torrence, Madalina and Skyler King as well as Brooklynn Finck and Bristol Knutson.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday September 18, 2019 at 5:30pm at Hewett-Arney Funeral Home.
Special thank you to Kindred Hospice.
Hewett-Arney Funeral Home of Temple is entrusted with the arrangements.