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Thelma Summerlin Kelehar

May 4, 1934 — August 23, 2020

Thelma Lee Summerlin Kelehar, 86, passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Thelma lived most of her life in Savannah and lived in Midway for the past 25 years. She retired from Memorial Health University Medical Center. She enjoyed bowling, gardening, and was an animal lover. She is survived by five children; Bobby Durden, Wanda Arnold, David Teston and daughter-in-law, Kim Teston, Ronald Teston, and Sharon Mulero; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; sister, Evelyn Summerlin; and companion, Johnny Kelehar. Graveside services will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2020 in Midway United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends for thirty minutes prior to the service. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, social distancing will be observed, and the wearing of masks is encouraged. Arrangements are provided by Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel. To share a memory or leave a condolence, please visit To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Thelma Summerlin Kelehar, please visit our flower store.


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