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Theodore Coleman Staples

Theodore (Speck) Coleman Staples, was born on April 11, 1945 in Southville, Virginia to Susie Staples Taylor and stepfather Thomas Taylor Jr. and departed this life on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at the of age 76.Theodore was educated in the Southville, Virginia School System. He worked at the Mid-South Produce Company in Nashville, TN for many years until his health failed him in 1979. Theodore was baptized at an early age. He is preceded in death by his parents, son Theodore Staples Jr., faithful companion Minnie Burrows, brother-in-law Curtis Gordon Sr., and nephew Darrel Gordon. Theodore leaves to cherish his memory a devoted sister, Lillian Anne Gordon, four children: Adrienne Staples-Smith, Yolanda Staples, Wanique Staples-Koonce and Tameka Staples all of New York, 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Two nephews, Curtis Gordon Jr. and David (Latonya) Gordon. Great nephews Justin and Joshua Gordon, great nieces, Maya and Jasmine Gordon. Brother-in-law, Nathaniel (Lynette) Hicks. Loyal friends Shelia Gill, Maurice Mitchell and William McKissack as well as other family and friends.

Visitation Friday, June 18, 2021, 2-3pm with funeral to follow at funeral home.

Terrell Broady Funeral Home


Theodore was known for his personality and jokes. He loved people and was well known to his friends as “Teddy”, he was liked by everyone he encountered.


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Adrienne Smith Jun 25 2021 7:55 PM

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Andrew Staples Jun 19 2021 3:58 PM

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