D. Harding Teets, son of the late Lester and Pearl Arnett Teets, was born on March 25, 1921 at Bloomfield and died at Beverly Healthcare in Bloomfield on Monday, June 16, 2003 at the age of 82. Mr. Harding worked as a concrete finisher for Stites Concrete in Dexter and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was married to Veda DeJournett on October 28, 1941 at Ardeola. Mrs. Teets survives of the home. Other survivors include: four sons, Eldon Teets of Mt. Clemens, Mich., Dennis Teets of Puxico, Stanley Teets of Dexter and Randy Teets of Cape Girardeau; four daughters, Brenda Schatz of Advance, Karen Light of Oran, Zelma McTurnan of Bell City and Gwen Shirrell of Advance; one brother, Jimmy Teets of Bloomfield; two sisters, Wanda Nunn of St. Louis and Joan Griffan of Cape Girardeau; 22 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and seven sisters. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 from 5 - 8 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, June 19, 2003 at 11 a.m. at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance. Interment will follow at Gravel Hill Cemetery near Bell City.