Teresa Price Speaks, 51, of Statesville, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012 at her home. She was born September 19, 1960 in Iredell County and was the daughter of the late Leonard Price and Pauline Bennett Price.
Mrs. Speaks graduated from Iredell County Schools and was a member of Victory Baptist Church. She was a supervisor for Betco Incorporation.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by an infant daughter Elizabeth Hope Speaks in 1979 and one special Uncle Albert Bennett.
She is survived by two sons, Ernest Speaks, Jr., and Joey Speaks, both of Statesville, two granddaughters Destiny Speaks and Kaitlyn Rose Speaks, of Statesville, and one grandson, Austin Basden, of New York. She is further survived by three sisters Deborah Price, of Statesville, Gayle P. Sowell, of Charlotte, and Cheryl P. Travis, of Statesville and a cousin Diane Litton who was like a sister, of Statesville.
A funeral service will for Mrs. Speaks will be conducted 11:00 AM Thursday, July 19, 2012 at the Nicholson Funeral Home with Rev. Mitchell Rash officiating. Burial will follow in Victory Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will visit with friends from 6:30 until 8:00 PM Wednesday July 18, 2012 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Victory Baptist Church, 1074 Midway Road, Statesville, NC 28625 or to the American Lung Association.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.nicholsonfunerals.com
Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.