William Henry "Billy" Teets

M, b. 17 July 1942, d. 18 November 1981
Relationship4th great-grandson of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
William Henry "Billy" Teets and Family
     William Henry "Billy" Teets was born on 17 July 1942 in Upshur, West Virginia.1,2 He was the son of Dennis Billy "Bill" Teets and Virginia May "Jenny" Danforth. William Henry "Billy" Teets married Jackie Lynn Hartin, daughter of James Jasper Hartin and Mable O. Middleton, circa 1960 in Oklahoma. William Henry "Billy" Teets married Connie D. (?) on 4 October 1968 in Harris, Texas.3 William Henry "Billy" Teets and Connie D. (?) were divorced on 13 April 1976 in Harris, Texas.3 William Henry "Billy" Teets married Sally Love on 24 October 1978 in Liberty, Texas.4,5 William Henry "Billy" Teets and Sally Love were divorced on 15 January 1980 in Harris, Texas.5 William Henry "Billy" Teets died on 18 November 1981 in Houston, Harris, Texas, at age 39.1,6,7 He was buried after 18 November 1981 in Baytown, Texas.8
Last Edited31 May 2011
Father*Dennis Billy "Bill" Teets b. 13 May 1915, d. 28 Oct 1976
Mother*Virginia May "Jenny" Danforth b. 3 Mar 1918, d. 12 Mar 1998

Children of William Henry "Billy" Teets and Jackie Lynn Hartin

Child of William Henry "Billy" Teets and Connie D. (?)

Family: William Henry "Billy" Teets and Sally Love

     Billy was named in the "Who's Who in the South and Southwest", 1978-1979 edition.9

Citations

  1. [S27] Ancestry.com: Social Security Death Index, Name: William Teets
    SSN: 465-64-9293
    Born: 17 Jul 1942
    Last Benefit: 70814 Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    Died: Nov 1981
    State (Year) SSN issued: Texas (1957).
  2. [S47] Sondra Teets Trammel Personal Family Files, email to John Teets, Billy Birth Cert, 10/21/2004.
  3. [S678] Ancestry.com: Texas Divorce Index 1968-2002, Name: Connie D [Teets]
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1944
    Age: 32
    Spouse's Name: William H Teets
    Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: abt 1941
    Spouse's Age: 35
    Divorce Date: 13 Apr 1976
    Marriage Date: 4 Oct 1968
    Number of Children: 1
    County: Harris.
  4. [S517] Ancestry.com: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002, Name: William H Teets
    Gender: Male
    Marriage Date: 24 Oct 1978
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1942
    Age: 36 Spouse: Sally Love
    Spouse Gender: Female
    Spouse Est Birth Year: abt 1922
    Spouse Age: 56
    Marriage County: Liberty
    Marriage State: Texas
    Source: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002.
  5. [S678] Ancestry.com: Texas Divorce Index 1968-2002, Name: Sally [Teets]
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1950
    Age: 30
    Spouse's Name: William H Teets
    Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: abt 1943
    Spouse's Age: 37
    Divorce Date: 15 Jan 1980
    Marriage Date: 24 Oct 1978
    Number of Children: 0
    County: Harris.
  6. [S1371] Death Records: Texas Death Index, 1964-1998 [Familysearch.org], Name: William Henry Teets
    Titles:
    Gender: Male
    Marital status:
    Death date: 18 Nov 1981
    Death county: Harris
    Death place: Harris, Texas, United States
    Collection: Texas Death Index 1964-1998.
  7. [S239] Ancestry.com: Texas Deaths 1964-1998, Name: William Henry Teets Death Date: 18 November 1981 Death County: HARRIS Gender: M.
  8. [S47] Sondra Teets Trammel Personal Family Files.
  9. [S1040] Biography & Genealogy Master Index (BGMI), Name: William Henry Teets
    Birth - Death: 1942-
    Source Citation:
    Who's Who in the South and Southwest. 16th edition, 1978-1979. Wilmette, IL: Marquis Who's Who, 1978. (WhoSSW 16).

Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton1

F, b. 12 July 1937
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
Ancestors of Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton Teets
Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton Teets, Engagement 1956
     Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton was born on 12 July 1937 in Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia. She is the daughter of Mont Clarence Melton Jr. and Ruth Ragina Marsh Cutright.1 Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton married Leslie "Les" Teets Jr, son of Leslie Teets Sr. and Delphia Blanche Stansberry, on 20 October 1956 in Oakland, Garrett, Maryland. Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton married Paul Welcher on 27 December 2008.
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*Mont Clarence Melton Jr. b. 10 Jun 1918, d. 5 Aug 1952
Mother*Ruth Ragina Marsh Cutright1 b. 10 Mar 1921, d. 13 Mar 1998

Children of Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton and Leslie "Les" Teets Jr

Family: Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton and Paul Welcher

     Note: Barbara Jean Melton was related to several Hays families in West Virginia. One of the cousins was a minister, Rev. Herman L. Hayes, who was a nationally known wood carver. He was called the "whittlin' parson". His work was displayed at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC, as well as many other places in the U.S.
Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton lived in Richmond, Texas.2

Citations

  1. [S93] Bobby Teets (Barbara Melton Teets) Personal Files.
  2. [S120] Obit: Carl D. Melton.

Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets

M, b. 21 November 1959
Relationship4th great-grandson of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets
     Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets was born on 21 November 1959 in Denton, Denton, Texas.1 He is the son of Leslie "Les" Teets Jr and Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton. Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets married Christina Lee Libby on 2 August 1980 in Mason, Texas.2,3 Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets and an unknown person were divorced on 15 December 1983 in Matagorda, Texas.3 He married Rhonda Ann Starling, daughter of Roger Alan Starling and Hedy McCrumb, on 27 February 1984 in Austin, Travis, Texas.4 Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets and Rhonda Ann Starling were divorced on 23 November 1999 in Wharton, Texas.5
Last Edited20 Jan 2011
Father*Leslie "Les" Teets Jr b. 3 Nov 1929, d. 16 Aug 2004
Mother*Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton b. 12 Jul 1937

Child of Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets and Christina Lee Libby

Children of Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets and Rhonda Ann Starling

Citations

  1. [S483] Ancestry.com: Texas Birth Index, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 Record
    Name: Richard Terence Teets
    Date of Birth: 21 Nov 1959
    Gender: Male
    Birth County: Denton
    Father's Name: Leslie Teets Jr.
    Mother's Name: Barbara Jean Melton
    Roll Number: 1959_0016.
  2. [S517] Ancestry.com: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002, Name: Richard T Teets
    Gender: Male
    Marriage Date: 2 Aug 1980
    Estimated birth year: abt 1960
    Age: 20
    Spouse: Christina L Libby
    Spouse Gender: Female
    Spouse Est Birth Year: abt 1963
    Spouse Age: 17
    Marriage County: Mason
    Marriage State: Texas
    Source: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002.
  3. [S678] Ancestry.com: Texas Divorce Index 1968-2002, Name: Christina L [Teets]
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1964
    Age: 19
    Spouse's Name: Richard T Teets
    Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: abt 1960
    Spouse's Age: 23
    Divorce Date: 15 Dec 1983
    Marriage Date: 2 Aug 1980
    Number of Children: 1
    County: Matagorda.
  4. [S517] Ancestry.com: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002, Name: Richard T Teets
    Gender: Male
    Marriage Date: 27 Feb 1984
    Estimated birth year: abt 1960
    Age: 24
    Spouse: Rhonda A Starling
    Spouse Gender: Female
    Spouse Est Birth Year: abt 1963
    Spouse Age: 21
    Marriage County: Travis
    Marriage State: Texas
    Source: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002.
  5. [S2545] Divorce: Texas Divorce Records 1968-2002, Name: Rhonda A [Teets]
    Estimated birth year: abt 1963
    Age: 36
    Spouse's name: Ricky T Teets
    Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: abt 1959
    Spouse's Age: 40
    Divorce Date: 23 Nov 1999
    Marriage Date: 27 Feb 1984
    Number of Children: 5
    County: Wharton.

Meri Jeanine Teets

F, b. 26 September 1964
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
Ken and Meri Disque
     Meri Jeanine Teets was born on 26 September 1964 in Seguin, Gaudalupe, Texas.1 She is the daughter of Leslie "Les" Teets Jr and Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton. Meri Jeanine Teets married Charles Scott Nechtman on 2 November 1985 in Houston, Harris, Texas.2 Meri Jeanine Teets married Kenneth Andrew "Ken" Disque on 14 November 1989 in Tarrant, Texas.3
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*Leslie "Les" Teets Jr b. 3 Nov 1929, d. 16 Aug 2004
Mother*Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton b. 12 Jul 1937

Child of Meri Jeanine Teets and Charles Scott Nechtman

Children of Meri Jeanine Teets and Kenneth Andrew "Ken" Disque

Citations

  1. [S483] Ancestry.com: Texas Birth Index, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 Record
    Name: Meri Jeanine Teets
    Date of Birth: 26 Sep 1964
    Gender: Female
    Birth County: Guadalupe
    Father's Name: Leslie Teets Jr.
    Mother's Name: Barbara Jean Melton
    Roll Number: 1964_0015.
  2. [S517] Ancestry.com: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002, Name: Meri J Teets
    Gender: Female
    Marriage Date: 2 Nov 1985
    Estimated birth year: abt 1964
    Age: 21
    Spouse: Chuck S Nechtman
    Spouse Gender: Male
    Spouse Est Birth Year: abt 1964
    Spouse Age: 21
    Marriage County: Harris
    Marriage State: Texas
    Source: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002.
  3. [S2283] Marriage Records: Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002, Name: Kenneth A Disque
    Gender: Male
    Marriage Date: 14 Nov 1989
    Estimated birth year: abt 1962
    Age: 27

    Spouse: Meri J Teets
    Spouse gender: Female
    Spouse Est Birth Year: abt 1964
    Spouse Age: 25

    Marriage County: Tarrant
    Marriage State: Texas

    Source: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002.

Randel Todd Teets

M, b. 13 June 1961
Relationship4th great-grandson of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Randel Todd Teets was born on 13 June 1961 in Stephenville, Erath, Texas.1 He is the son of Leslie "Les" Teets Jr and Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton. Randel Todd Teets married Kelly M. Rogers on 4 November 1995 in Caldwell, Texas.2 Randel Todd Teets and Kelly M. Rogers were divorced on 4 August 1997 in Hays, Texas.3
Last Edited8 Jan 2018
Father*Leslie "Les" Teets Jr b. 3 Nov 1929, d. 16 Aug 2004
Mother*Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton b. 12 Jul 1937

Family: Randel Todd Teets and Kelly M. Rogers

Citations

  1. [S483] Ancestry.com: Texas Birth Index, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 Record
    Name: Randel Todd Teets
    Date of Birth: 13 Jun 1961
    Gender: Male
    Birth County: Erath
    Father's Name: Leslie Teets Jr.
    Mother's Name: Barbara Jean Melton
    Roll Number: 1961_0015.
  2. [S3258] Marriage Records: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002, Randel T Teets
    in the Texas, Marriage Index, 1824-2014
    Name: Randel T Teets
    Gender: Male
    Age: 34
    Birth Year: abt 1961
    Marriage Date: 4 Nov 1995
    Marriage Place: Caldwell, Texas, USA
    Spouse: Kelly M Rogers
    Spouse Gender: Female
    Spouse Age: 34

    Source Citation
    Texas Department of State Health Services; Austin, Texas; Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. Texas, Marriage Index, 1824-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.

    Original data:
    Dodd, Jordan R, et. al. Early American Marriages: Texas to 1850. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx.
    Hunting For Bears, comp. Texas marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library.
    Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2014. Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas.
    Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. (P.O. Box 740, Orem, Utah 84059) from county marriage records on microfilm located at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, in published books cataloged by the Library of Congress, or from county courthouse records.
  3. [S2545] Divorce: Texas Divorce Records 1968-2002, Randel T Teets
    in the Texas, Divorce Index, 1968-2014

    Name: Randel T Teets
    Gender: Male
    Divorce Age: 36
    Birth Year: 1961
    Marriage Date: 4 Nov 1995
    Divorce Date: 4 Aug 1997
    Divorce Place: Hays, Texas, USA
    Spouse: Kelly M Teets
    Number of Children: 0

    Source Citation
    Texas Department of State Health Services; Austin, Texas; Texas Divorce Index, 1968-2014
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. Texas, Divorce Index, 1968-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.

    Original data: Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas Divorce Index, 1968-2014. Texas, USA: Texas Department of State Health Services.

Christina Lee Libby

F, b. 17 July 1963
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Christina Lee Libby was born on 17 July 1963. She married Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets, son of Leslie "Les" Teets Jr and Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton, on 2 August 1980 in Mason, Texas.1,2
Last Edited26 Apr 2012

Child of Christina Lee Libby and Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets

Citations

  1. [S517] Ancestry.com: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002, Name: Richard T Teets
    Gender: Male
    Marriage Date: 2 Aug 1980
    Estimated birth year: abt 1960
    Age: 20
    Spouse: Christina L Libby
    Spouse Gender: Female
    Spouse Est Birth Year: abt 1963
    Spouse Age: 17
    Marriage County: Mason
    Marriage State: Texas
    Source: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002.
  2. [S678] Ancestry.com: Texas Divorce Index 1968-2002, Name: Christina L [Teets]
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1964
    Age: 19
    Spouse's Name: Richard T Teets
    Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: abt 1960
    Spouse's Age: 23
    Divorce Date: 15 Dec 1983
    Marriage Date: 2 Aug 1980
    Number of Children: 1
    County: Matagorda.

Kira Nicole Teets

F, b. 21 December 1981
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
Kira Nicole Teets
     Kira Nicole Teets was born on 21 December 1981 in Wharton, Wharton, Texas. She is the daughter of Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets and Christina Lee Libby.
Last Edited1 Jul 2007
Father*Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets b. 21 Nov 1959
Mother*Christina Lee Libby b. 17 Jul 1963

Child of Kira Nicole Teets

Child of Kira Nicole Teets and David Bays

Citations

  1. [S93] Bobby Teets (Barbara Melton Teets) Personal Files, email to John Teets, Fw: We ARE related!, dated 1/14/2005.

Rhonda Ann Starling1

F, b. 24 January 1963
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Rhonda Ann Starling was born on 24 January 1963. She is the daughter of Roger Alan Starling and Hedy McCrumb.1 Rhonda Ann Starling married Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets, son of Leslie "Les" Teets Jr and Barbara Jean "Bobby" Melton, on 27 February 1984 in Austin, Travis, Texas.2 Rhonda Ann Starling and Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets were divorced on 23 November 1999 in Wharton, Texas.3
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*Roger Alan Starling1 b. 15 Jun 1940, d. 24 Mar 2006
Mother*Hedy McCrumb1

Children of Rhonda Ann Starling and Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets

Citations

  1. [S811] Obit: Roger Alan Starling, ROGER ALAN STARLING
    March 28, 2006
    El Campo - Roger Alan Starling, 65, of El Campo passed away Friday evening, March 24, 2006, surrounded by his family. He was born June 15, 1940 in Lawrence, Kansas to Ralph Edwin Starling of San Antonio and the late Margaret Alice Pierson Starling. His childhood was spent in Kansas, Arkansas and Texas. He graduated from Hallettsville High School in 1957, where he was affectionately known as "Magoo" and was voted "Most Mischievous" by his class. There, he met his high school sweetheart, Hedy, whom he married in 1960. He was a truck owner/operator for 32 years.
    Roger was the proud father of five children. His passions were his family, playing dominoes, and spending time outdoors at his ranch with his Red Brangus cattle.
    He is survived by his wife, father and children Roger Alan Starling, Jr. and wife, Donna of Flower Mound, Rhonda Ann Teets of El Campo, Ronnie Arlyn Starling of El Campo, Rebecca Allison Starling-Klatt and husband Kelvin Klatt of Sugar Land, and Rory Aaron Starling and wife Barbara of El Campo. His eight grandchildren are Jeremiah, Jared, Jacob and Joseph Teets of El Campo; Justin Teets of Camp Monteith, Kosovo; Bucky and Jolie Starling of Flower Mound and Grant Klatt of Sugar Land. A ninth grandchild is due in June. He was preceded in death by his mother, sister, Jane Ann Starling, and brother, Ronald Edwin Starling.

    Visitation was held at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 27th at Wheeler Funeral Home (979) 543-3512. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Services will be held at First Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 28th, Rev. Rick DuBroc officiating. Graveside services and burial will follow at Willow Creek Cemetery in Vienna at 2:00 p.m.

    Pallbearers will be nephews Bill Bozka, Bob Bozka and Ed McCrumb, Jr.; grandsons Jeremiah and Jared Teets; and friend George Gerberman. Honorary pallbearers are grandsons Justin, Jacob, Joseph, Bucky and Grant and friends Jimmy George and Neil Rothbauer.

    Donations may be made in memory of Roger to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in support of Lung Cancer Research at P.O. Box 4486 Houston, TX 77210-4486.
  2. [S517] Ancestry.com: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002, Name: Richard T Teets
    Gender: Male
    Marriage Date: 27 Feb 1984
    Estimated birth year: abt 1960
    Age: 24
    Spouse: Rhonda A Starling
    Spouse Gender: Female
    Spouse Est Birth Year: abt 1963
    Spouse Age: 21
    Marriage County: Travis
    Marriage State: Texas
    Source: Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002.
  3. [S2545] Divorce: Texas Divorce Records 1968-2002, Name: Rhonda A [Teets]
    Estimated birth year: abt 1963
    Age: 36
    Spouse's name: Ricky T Teets
    Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: abt 1959
    Spouse's Age: 40
    Divorce Date: 23 Nov 1999
    Marriage Date: 27 Feb 1984
    Number of Children: 5
    County: Wharton.

Jeremiah David Teets

M, b. 28 October 1984, d. 24 September 2011
Relationship5th great-grandson of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Jeremiah David Teets married Kloi Lane Owen.1 Jeremiah David Teets was born on 28 October 1984 in Wharton, Texas.2 He was the son of Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets and Rhonda Ann Starling. Jeremiah David Teets died on 24 September 2011 in Texas at age 26.3
Last Edited27 Sep 2011
Father*Richard Terence "Ricky" Teets b. 21 Nov 1959
Mother*Rhonda Ann Starling b. 24 Jan 1963

Children of Jeremiah David Teets

Child of Jeremiah David Teets and Kloi Lane Owen

Citations

  1. [S93] Bobby Teets (Barbara Melton Teets) Personal Files, email to John Teets, 9/11/2007, Fw: Iris
    These are pictures of Ricky and his new granddaughter,and my great granddaughter, Iris Elaine Teets. She was born August 10, 2007 After 8:00 pm, weighing 6 lbs 6 oz. and was 18 3/4 inches long, at Gulf Coast Medical Center, Wharton County, Wharton, Texas. Her father is: Jeremiah David Teets and her mother is: Kloi Lane Owen b. January 01, 1989. Kloi pronounced ( Chloee) b jae.
  2. [S483] Ancestry.com: Texas Birth Index, Name: Jeremiah David Teets
    Date of Birth: 28 Oct 1984
    Gender: Male
    Birth County: Wharton
    Father's name: Richard Terence Teets
    Mother's name: Rhonda Ann Starling
    Roll Number: 1984_0019.
  3. [S2714] Obit: Jeremiah David Teets, JEREMIAH DAVID TEETS | Visit Guest Book

    JEREMIAH DAVID TEETS
    Oct. 28, 1984 ~ Sept. 24, 2011
    "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln

    EL CAMPO - The Gates of Heaven opened for God to receive his newest angel, Jeremiah David Teets. He went to be with his creator Sept. 24, 2011. Jeremiah, 26, was born Oct. 28, 1984 to Rhonda Starling Teets and Richard Teets. He was the proud father of three children and his passions were his family, friends, music, his guitar, and life.
    Jeremiah is survived by daughter, Iris Elaine Teets, and sons, Lennon William Teets and Isaac River Teets; his mother; his father; brothers, Justin Teets of San Marcos, Jared Teets of College Station, Jacob Teets and Joseph Teets of El Campo; and sister, Kira Teets of San Marcos.
    Jeremiah is also survived by his grandmothers, Hedy Starling of El Campo and Barbara Teets Welcher and husband Paul of San Marcos; great-grandmother, Martha McCrumb of Hallettsville; and aunts and uncles, Roger Alan Starling Jr. and his wife Donna of Flower Mound, Ronnie Starling of Vienna, Rebecca Starling Klatt and husband Kelvin of Sugar Land, Rory Starling and wife Barbara of El Campo, Todd Teets of San Marcos and Meri Teets Disque and husband Ken of Pennsylvania. He is also survived by his cousins, Buck and Jolie Starling of Flower Mound, Grant Klatt of Sugar Land, Chase Starling of El Campo, Joshua Nechtman of Fort Worth, Kelsea and Kaytlin Disque of Pennsylvania, and Danen and Nikki Disque of Colorado.
    Jeremiah was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Roger Alan Starling Sr. and Leslie Teets; his great-grandfather, Ralph Starling; and his great-grandmothers, Margaret Alice Starling and Ruth Melton.
    Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 at Triska Funeral Home (979-543-3681). The family will receive friends and relatives from 5-7 p.m. Services will be held at First Baptist Church (979-543-2793) at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, Rev. Rick DuBroc officiating. A reception will follow at First Baptist Church's Fellowship Hall.
    Pallbearers are Matt Bena, Louis Carriere, Koale Jaks, Seth Jones, Rudy Ochoa, and Cody Wishert.
    Honorary pallbearers are Jeremiah's brothers, Justin, Jared, Jacob and Joseph Teets; his uncles, Roger Alan Starling Jr., Ronnie Starling, Kelvin Klatt, Rory Starling, and Todd Teets, and Curtis Clapp.
    Donations may be made in memory of Jeremiah David Teets to a trust fund established for his children, Iris, Lennon and Isaac, at First State Bank of Louise (979-543-2274).
    "I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die." - John 11:25

    Published in Victoria Advocate on September 27, 2011.