Dennis D. Teems Sr.

Mr. Dennis D. Teems Sr., 65, of Ellijay, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016.

He was born Dec. 3, 1950, in Michigan to the late Arnold and Peggy Hulsey Teems. He was a graduate of Gilmer High School, Pickens Tech, served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Oak Bowery Lodge #81 F&AM. At the time of his death, he was working for Scott Sain Construction in McKenzie, N.D. 

He is preceded in death by brother, Randy Teems.

He is survived by wife, Louise Harper Teems; sons, Dennis Teems Jr. and Jason Burnett, both of Ellijay; daughter, Stephanie Bowyer, of Ellijay; grandchildren, Marissa Bowyer, Cole Bennett, Hunter Bowyer, Payton Teems, Austin Burnett; brother, Ronnie Teems; and sister, Debbie Brumlow, of Powder Springs.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with the Rev. Johnny Grizzle officiating. 

Music was by Melvin and Glenda Davis. 

Masonic rites were by the Oak Bowery Lodge #81 F&AM.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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