Myla Ruth Teeple, age 87, of Sparta, TN, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Highlands Medical Center in Sparta.
She was born January 11, 1926 to the late William Finley Hutson and Millie Zula Hitchcock Hutson.
Mrs. Teeple worked in the public schools and as a business administrator. She was a homemaker, community volunteer and a member of the Finley Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 64 years, Lewis Franklin Teeple, brothers Rogers Hutson, Ralph Hutson, and sisters, Lucille Schwenker and Nell Johnston.
Survived by Sons: Jim (Virginia), Roger ( Abbie), Franklin ( Emily Griffith), and Paul (Gabriela) Four grandsons, Gabriel ( Donna ), Luke ( Amanda ), Joshua, Lewis, and two great grandsons, Samuel and James Teeple. She is also survived by one brother, Bobby Hutson ( Jonelda ), as well as numerous friends and loved ones.
Funeral service will be at Findlay Church of Christ on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. Brother Dwight Fuqua will officiate.
Family will receive friends at Findlay Church of Christ on Sunday, September 15, 2013 from 4:30 pm till 8:30 pm. Burial will be in Old Zion Cemetery.
If persons wish to make donations in lieu of flowers, they are encouraged to give to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, 801 Roeder Rd., Suite 1000, Silver Springs, MD 20910 or Old Zion Cemetery Fund, 1060 Hutching College Rd., Sparta,TN 38583.
Please sign the guestbook at www.thurmanfuneral.com
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.