Mr. Arnold Teems, 90, of 383 D.C. Brown Road Summerville, GA passed away Friday evening, November 26, 2010 at his residence. He was born March 16, 1920 in Chattooga County, GA. He was the son of the late Fred and Victoria Evans Teems. He was retired from Manis Lumber Yard and was Church of God by faith. He was preceeded in death by his parents, 2 sons: Clifford White and Eddy Arnold Teems; 10 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his wife Oretha Joyce gunter Teems, Summerville; 2 daughters Lucille Griffin, Byron, GA and Francess Brown, Summerville,GA; 3 sons Raymond, Randall and Herman White all of Ervinville, GA; 12 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren and several neices and nephews survive.

Funeral services wil be conducted Monday, November 29, 2010 at 11:00am from the Silver Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Scoggins officiating with interment in Silver Hill Baptist Church cemetary.

Pallbearers are asked to meet at Erwin Petitt Funeral Home at 9:30am Monday and include the following gentlemen: Steve Teems, Ashly Culberson, Greg Brown, Dave Griffin, Raymond and Randall White.

Mr. Teems will lie-in-state at Silver Hill Baptist Church where the family will receive friends on Monday, November 29, 2010 from 10:00am until the funeral hour at 11:00am.