Myrtle Frances Teague

b. 1 June 1916, d. 8 April 2004

Myrtle Frances Teague, 1916-2004
  • Myrtle Frances Teague was born on 1 June 1916 in Slaton, Lubbock County, Texas.
  • A snapshot was taken in the snow of Fannie Belle Teague and little Myrtle.
  • Joe Hinton Teague Jr. and Fannie Belle Green appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Slaton, Lubbock County, Texas, living next to Joe's parents.. Other members of the household included Myrtle Frances Teague, Vivian Virginia Teague and George Green.
  • Joe Hinton Teague Jr. and Fannie Belle Green appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Slaton, Lubbock County, Texas, living next to Joe's parents.. Other members of the household included Myrtle Frances Teague, Vivian Virginia Teague and Joe Hinton Teague III.
  • Myrtle Frances Teague died on 8 April 2004 at age 87 in Slaton, Lubbock County, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 10 April 2004 in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: Services for Myrtle Teague, 87, of Slaton will be at 4 p.m. Sat., April 10, 2004, at Englunds Chapel in Slaton. Dr. David Murrah of Rockport will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton. Miss Teague died in Slaton on Thursday, April 8, only a few blocks from where she was born June 1, 1916. Her family owned and operated Teague Drug for more than 60 years. She graduated from Slaton High School and Texas Tech and taught for one year at Close City. She then worked for West Texas Gas Company for eight years before moving to Dallas in 1948 to work as a bookkeeper until her retirement in 1981. After her brother's death in 1982, she returned to Slaton to care for her mother Fannie Teague. She worked for a local attorney before retiring a second time. She was a charter member and first president of the Daughters of the Pioneers Study Club in Slaton and of the Order of Eastern Star for more than 50 years. She also served twice as president of the Past Matron's Club of Slaton and was a member of the Lubbock Study Club. She became widely known for her outstanding book reviews, quick wit, and sense of humor. She was an accomplished pianist and played for Slaton's Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her niece Ann Murrah and husband David of Rockport, niece Jane West and husband Vernon of Norman, Okla., nephew Sandy Sanders of Morton, nephew Gaines Teague and wife Chris of Austin, nephew Joe Teague IV of Missouri City, eight great and 12 great-great nieces and nephews, and a community of friends. Visitation will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to Slaton Meals on Wheels, 230 West Lynn, Slaton, TX 79364.
  • She was buried at Englewood Cemetery in Slaton, Lubbock County, Texas.
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2012