Robert Lee Teston, 68

February 1, 1950 - January 5, 2019

Robert Lee Teston, age 68, of Douglas, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Chandler Hospital, Savannah, Georgia. Mr. Teston was born on February 1, 1950, in Coffee County, Georgia, the son of the late George Teston and Wilma Harper Teston.

He was a retired USDA inspector and was of the Episcopalian faith.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, George Willie Teston.

Survivors include: his wife, Madie Bennett Teston of Douglas, GA; three daughters, Stephanie Johnson (Christopher) of Douglas, GA, Abbey Teston of Douglas, GA, and Kelly Danielle Jewell (Dean) of Broxton, GA; step-daughter, Shawna Harper of Douglas, GA; grandchildren, Natalie Teston, Amelia Jewell and Baylee Jewell; sister, JoAnne Hanna (Jerome) of Double Oak, TX; special niece, Alesia Teston; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Sims Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Floyd Musgrove officiating. Interment followed at Axson Cemetery, Axson, GA. The family received friends Tuesday evening from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Sims Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

The Douglas Enterprise

P.O. Box 750
Douglas, Georgia 31534

Phone: (912) 384-2323
Fax: (912) 383-0218