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James Harril Teel

April 25, 1933 — March 14, 2022

James Harril Teel

James H. Teel, 88, of Cumby, passed away at Christus Health Center of Sulphur Springs, Tx. on March 14, 2022, with his family by his side. James was born in Commerce, Tx. on April 25, 1933, the son of Johnnie Jefferson Teel and Beettress Lillian Temple Teel. James worked as a Production Superintendent at E-Systems and retired after serving there for  34 years. He was a member of the Oddfellow Lodge #234 (a past Grand Noble), a 32nd degree Mason, member of Lodge #439 in Commerce, a member of Scottish Rites in Dallas, and the Hella Temple in Rowlett.  James was also a member of the Lions Club and served as Mayor of Commerce for 2 terms.

James is survived by his wife Geneva, sons: Tommy M. Roy (Catherine), Don Ray Roy (Linda), James "Tooter" Teel (Jerre), step children: Scott Lynch and Dana Hawkins, grandchildren: Stephanie Froelich, Robert Roy, Michel Roy, James Roy, Jennifer Teel, Micah Teel, Paul Garza, Daniel Garza, and David Lynch. He is also survived by 24 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and a sister Mildred Brown (James).  Those who preceded him in death include his parents, step daughter Greta Lynch, first wife, Goldie, brothers: Willie G. Teel and Johnnie Joseph "J.J." Teel, and  a sister Beulah Wheatley.

Funeral Services for Mr. Teel will be held on Friday March 18, 2022 at 2:00 pm in the Jones-Walker Funeral Chapel in Commerce, Texas with Brother Terry Holley officiating. Visitation will occur one hour prior to the service at 1:00 pm. Interment will be in the Rosemound Cemetery with the grandchildren serving as pallbearers and the Oddfellows performing the graveside services.

 

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Visitation

Friday, March 18, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Jones - Walker Funeral Chapel in Commerce (Tx)

1209 Live Oak St, Commerce, TX 75428

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 18, 2022

2:00 - 3:00pm (Central time)

Jones - Walker Funeral Chapel in Commerce (Tx)

1209 Live Oak St, Commerce, TX 75428

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Burial

Friday, March 18, 2022

Starts at 3:15pm (Central time)

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