ELIZABETH ANN "JOANN" SPEED, COLLINS, MS

Elizabeth Ann "JoAnn" Speed, 62, of Collins passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012,  at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Born in Simpson County on September 9, 1949, a daughter of the late Virginia (Smith) and W. E. "Dub" Runnels; she was proceded in death by her daughter Amy Sullivan.  JoAnn is survived by: her husband, James L. "Jamie" Speed; two sons, Kyle Sullivan, of Mt. Olive, and Jared Speed, of Norfolk, VA; three grandchildren; and four sisters, Kay Runnels, of Prentiss; Judy Runnels, of Hattiesburg; Joyce Slonaker, of Laurel; and Nan Sullivan, of Mt. Olive.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 28, 2012, from 5 pm until 8 pm at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee.  Religious services will be held Thursday, March 29, 2012, at 10:00 am in the Chapel at Tutor Funeral Home, Magee, with Rev. Joe Gardner and Rev. Joe Lott officiating.  Interment will be in McNair Cemetery in Covington County.