Melvin Joseph Teal
Funeral services will be held honoring the life of Melvin Joseph Teal, 79, on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Matthews and Son Funeral Home. Mr. Teal will be laid to rest in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, from 8 a.m. until the time of his funeral services at Matthews and Son Funeral Home.
Mr. Teal was called from this life on Aug. 16, 2012.
Melvin Joseph was born to the late Delano Teal and the late Marie Lanthier Teal on June 11, 1933, in Evangeline. He worked on a farm nearly all of his life. He enjoyed the outdoors and enjoyed riding horses. Melvin was a very kind and friendly man who loved visiting with others.
He is survived by six siblings, Leroy Teal of Kinder, Milton Teal of Jennings, Ella Dominque of Lake Arthur, Yvonne Lampos of Kinder, Ethel Doucet of Lake Arthur, and Clara Benoit of Jennings.
Melvin now rests in Heaven with his beloved parents, Delano and Marie Teal; and his two siblings, May Fontenot and Willard Teal.
Carrying Mr. Teal to his eternal resting place will be Curtis Benoit, Steve Dominque, Leo LaCombe, Albert Hardesty, Russell Lafosse and Roland Teele. Honorary pallbearer will be Rodney Doucet.
To extend online condolences please visit www.matthewsandsonfuneralhome.net
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