Teel, Thelma Sowers

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Thelma Sowers Teel, of Riner, passed away at Lewis Gale Montgomery early on January 30, 2013. She was born on August 29, 1922. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Rosa Sowers; her husband, Shelor A. Teel Jr.; a brother, D. W. Sowers; and two sisters, Ileta Chafin and Juanita Williams Mattson.

She is survived by sisters-in-law, Martha Sowers Fleeman, and Peggy Teel Sheppard; brother-in-law, Don Teel; as well as several nephews and nieces. The family would like to thank a special caregiver, Walter Simmons.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 1, 2013, with the family receiving visitors one hour prior. Mr. Dennis Curd will officiate and interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Riner Rescue Squad, P O Box 858, Riner, VA 24149, or to the Riner Fire Department, P.O. Box 11, Riner, VA 24149.

Online condolences may be left by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com.