Teems, Leon (Summerville)

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Leon Teems, 76, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Monday, January 14, 2013 at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Teems was born May 26, 1936 in Summerville, the son of the late Buster and Mary Elem Teems. He was retired from Miller Lumber Company. Mr. Teems was a member of the American Legion. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served in Korea. 

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sondra Carole Dewey Teems; a daughter, Michele Wartzfield; grandchildren, Myles Teems and Dustin Teems Wood; brother, Junior Teems; sisters, Jewell Roach, Margaret Corbin, Frances Brooks, and Mildred Nichols.

Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Barry and Donna Teems, Gary and Kay Teems, Joe Slater, Jerry Slater, Jimmy Slater, and Ricky Slater; daughters, Melanie Teems and Cheryl Conner; brothers, Richard Teems, Ray Teems, Ralph Teems, Jerry Teems, and Rickey Teems; sisters, Betty Ramey, Peggy Money, Susan Dawson, and Carolyn Evitt; a number of Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Ray Teems and Pastor Josh Perry officiating Burial will follow in Silver Hill Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be John Lowrey, Kyle Parker, Jason Buffington, Mark Storey, Mark Brown, Randy Swanson, Thomas Edwards, and Greg Carter. Honorary pallbearers will be all personal friends.

Mr. Teems will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the service hour on Wednesday. 


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