Funeral services for Athealene Watkins Teague, age 95, of Crockett, formerly of Brownwood, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2009, at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with Don Williford officiating. Interment will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Teague died Wednesday, June 24, 2009, in the Houston County Nursing Home in Crockett one day before her 96th birthday.
She was born June 25, 1913, in Burnett County, Texas, to Anderson and Ellen Watkins. Her father died when she was 3 and Anson J. Hahn raised her as his own daughter. She was married to A.J. “Jelly” Teague on Oct. 30, 1935, in Brownwood. Athealene worked as a Brown County school nurse for 32 years before retiring. She was a longtime and faithful member of First Baptist Church, involved with the Sunday school program and other various ministries of the church.
Athealene is survived by her son, Jerry Don Teague and wife Judy of Bryan, two granddaughters, Jeri Ellen Largent and husband Jim of Rusk and Athie Lynn Klug and husband Jason of Bryan; great-grandchildren, Justin and Jaci Largent, and a step-sister, Celeste Hinds of San Antonio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, A.J. “Jelly” Teague, four brothers, and two sisters.
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