Desma Speegle Lemons, 93, of Union Grove died Thursday, May 16, 2019, at her son’s home in Union Grove.

Mrs. Lemons was born Aug. 26, 1925, in Cullman to Grady and Edna Starlin Kellem.  She was married to Dock T. Speegle, who preceded her in death. She later married John Lemons, who also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Thurman and Kathy Speegle of Union Grove; sister: Leigh Cobbs of Spring Hill; step children: Larry Lemons, Dwight Lemons, Lynn Lemons, Steven Lemons, Martha Yarbrough and Kathi Griggs; special daughter-in-law: Paula Lemons; granddaughter and in-law: Heather and Steve Terrell; great-grandchildren: Caleb, Cassie, Carly, Ensley, Emma and Asher; and a host of step grandchildren, step great-grandchildren other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by a brother: Wanles Kellem; sister: Dean Kellem; and granddaughter: Nicki Smith.

The graveside service was at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Mount Olive Cemetery with Michael King officiating and Gober Funeral Chapel directing.

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