Mr. Max Tesney, 80 of Americus, died on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center.
The funeral service was held at 3:00 PM on Friday, September 13, 2019 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel, interment followed in the Hillcrest Cemetery. The Rev. Earl Dunmon and Mr. Allen Scott officiated.
Mr. Tesney was born on July 5, 1939 in Marion County, AL., to the late John Malone and Girtie Underwood Tesney. He had lived in Americus for the past 53 years and retired from farming in 1995. Mr. Tesney enjoyed traveling, watching westerns, fishing, but most importantly spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Sara Tesney of Americus; daughter, Julie Scott (Allen) of Buena Vista; grandchildren, Hannah and Caleb Scott of Buena Vista and a sister, Inez Crowe of Sylvester.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Tesney was preceded in death by his sisters, Clytee Chambless, Leona Hullett, Alma Lee Tesney; brothers, Pete and Ben Tesney.
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