Harding Teets

Wednesday, June 18, 2003

ADVANCE, Mo. -- D. Harding Teets, 82, of Advance died Monday, June 16, 2003, at Beverly Healthcare in Bloomfield, Mo.

He was born on March 25, 1921, in Bloomfield, son of Lester and Pearl Arnett Teets.

He and Veda DeJournett were married Oct. 28, 1941, at Ardeola, Mo.

He had worked as a concrete finisher for Stites Concrete in Dexter, Mo., and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife; four sons, Eldon Teets of Mount Clemens, Mich., Dennis Teets of Puxico, Mo., Stanley Teets of Dexter and Randy Teets of Cape Girardeau; four daughters, Brenda Schatz and Gwen Shirrell, both of Advance, Karen Light of Oran, Mo., and Zelma McTurnan of Bell City, Mo.; a brother, Jimmy Teets of Bloomfield; two sisters, Wanda Nunn of St. Louis, Mo., and Joan Griffan of Cape Girardeau; 22 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and seven sisters.

Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance.

Funeral will be 11 a.m., Thursday, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Gravel Hill Cemetery near Bell City.