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Evelyn Ilene Specht

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Funeral services for Evelyn Ilene Specht, 82, of Mesquite, formerly of Hopkins County, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with John Bentley officiating. Interment will follow at Nelta Cemetery.

There will be no formal visitation.

Mrs. Specht died Sunday, Jan. 25, at her residence in Mesquite.

Evelyn Ilene Specht was born in the Addran community, on Feb. 15, 1926, the daughter of Arbie and Ellen Karney Wilhite. They preceded her in death.

She married Ray E. Specht in Dallas, in December of 1955. He preceded her in death.

Mrs. Specht worked in retail for James K. Wilson Clothing. She was a member of Christian Care Church of Christ.

Survivors include three sisters, Edith Sanders of Irving, Beulah Godfrey of Sulphur Springs and Grace McClendon of Mesquite; one brother, Troy Wilhite of Garland; one sister-in-law, Bobbie Wilhite of Sulphur Spring; and one granddaughter, Amber Specht of Willis.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Gary Paul Specht, and one other, Jerrel Wilhite.

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