July 30, 2012

Locial Edward “Tommy” Teel

Feb. 26, 1928 - July 27, 2012

Locial Edward “Tommy” Teel

Feb. 26, 1928 - July 27, 2012

Cement: Locial Edward “Tommy” Teel, 84, passed away Friday, July 27, 2012 in Chickasha.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at the Southern Baptist Church in Rush Springs, with Rev. Roger Bennet and Rev. Michael Nunn officiating. Burial will be in the Rush Springs Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Rush Springs.

Tommy was born Sunday, Feb. 26, 1928 in Cache, to William and Mary Jane (Timmins) Teel. Tommy lived most of his life in the Grady County area and attended Lulu school in Pontotoc County. He married Ruby Lee Kerr on Aug. 24, 1950 in Elgin. Tommy was a heavy equipment operator for Oklahoma Natural Gas for over 30 years. He enjoyed working in his shop, taking care of his cattle and visiting. Tommy loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. He was a member of the Southern Baptist Church in Sterling.

Survivors include wife, Ruby Lee Teel of the home; two sons, Dan Teel and wife Marilyn and David Teel and wife Becky both of Rocky Ford; four grandchildren, Amy Blythe, Shelly Conley, Shane Teel and Jerry Teel; six great-grandchildren, Ashly Conley, Tyler Conley, Briar Blythe, Hunter Blythe, Emily Teel and Aiden Teel; two brothers, Dearl Teel of Rush Springs and Luther Teel and wife Janet of Collinsville; sister, Mary Speigel of Moore, and several nieces and nephews.

Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Nancy LaDonna Teel, three sisters, Eunice Newberry, Kathleen Teel and Ruth Townley, two brothers, Robert Teel and Jackie Teel, two brothers-in-law, Von Speigel and Ike Townley and several nieces and nephews.

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