The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


October 9, 2013

James Teeples

James Calvin Teeples, 89. of Athens passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at home.  Mr. Teeples was born Jan. 31, 1924, in Limestone County to Jim Thomas Teeples and Flora Myrtle Steelman Teeples.

The funeral for Mr. Teeples is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery with Stanley McNatt and David Harwell officiating. 

Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the funeral home.

James Calvin Teeples was a member of Hays Mill Church of Christ. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II. He is retired from Teeples Garage were he was the owner and operator.  He was also a member of the American Legion Post No. 49.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Hazel Black Teeples; son, Larry Teeples and wife Tamara; daughter, Barbara Teeples; several nieces and nephews; brother-in-law, Benton Black and wife Louise; his pet dog, Alli.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Flora Teeples; four brothers; and three sisters. 

Pallbearers are Ray Presley, Larry Leopard, Robert Emerson, Charles White, Wesley Griffin and Dennis Black.  Honorary pallbearers are Jimmy Stroud, Mike Davis, Billy Black and Donnie Black.

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