Betty Magee Teel


Betty Magee Teel
Feb. 23, 1949 – July 16, 2021
Betty Magee Teel, 72, died July 16, 2021, in Ponchatoula, LA. She was born Feb. 23, 1949, in Tylertown to the late Sarah Brumfield Magee and the late Rev. Jacob “J. W.” Magee, Sr. She was a resident of Ponchatoula. Betty was married to Buell “Bud” Teel in 1972, and worked at Bellsouth, retiring after 33 years.
She is survived by her husband, Buell “Bud” Teel; daughter, Sarah Teel Zeppuhar (Joe); son, James Teel, Sr. (Susan); grandchildren, Zane Zeppuhar, Slade Zeppuhar, James Teel, Jr., Taylor Teel, Brooke Teel Legg, Jayden Teel, and Shawn Corber; great-grandchildren, Kase, Jase, Kenzie, Isaac, and Jordan; brothers, Jacob “J. W.” Magee, Jr. and David Magee; and sister, Edna Magee Bankston.
Mrs. Teel was preceded in death by her father, Rev. Jacob “J. W.” Magee, Sr.; her mother who died young, Sarah Brumfield Magee; her step-mother, who raised her, Patty Magee; and her brother, Walter Magee.
A funeral service was at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home July 20, 2021, interment in Bedico Community Cemetery, Bedico, LA.
Pallbearers were Zane Zeppuhar, Slade Zeppuhar, Wyman Bankston, Bryce Teel, Justin Magee, and DJ Magee.
Honorary pallbearers were James Teel, Jr., Shawn Corber, and Jason Ballard.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like to ask that donations be made to St. Joseph Hospice in Betty’s name.
Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home in Ponchatoula was in charge of the arrangements.

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