Mrs. Irene Teems Booker, age 82, of Summerville, GA died Friday, August 28, 2009 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Booker was born July 11, 1927 in Chattooga County, GA the daughter of the late Robert Teems and Mattie Brown Teems. She was a homemaker and a member of Perennial Springs Baptist Church and had lived in the Perennial springs Community for the past 65 years. Mrs. Booker was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Walter Booker, SR. a son, Roy Walter Booker, Jr., daughter, Doris Ware, and a sister, Lillie Mae Booker.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Janice Brewster Tingle and Jim Tingle and Gail and Richard Echols, both of Summerville, GA; brother, Milburn Teems, LaFayette, GA; grandchildren, Kevin Ware, Kristi & Roy Bennett, Joey & Sherry Brewster, and Bryan Echols; great grandchildren, John Kevin Ware, Kelsea Brewster, and Angel Meadows Ware and several nieces. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday August 31, 2009 from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Waydell Howell officiating with interment in the Perennial Springs Cemetery. Mrs. Booker will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Sunday August 30, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m.