Mr. Teal was born Sept. 28, 1930, in Saline County to
Charles and Mina (Sittig) Teal. He married Jean Ferguson
July 30, 1957, in Ridgway; she survives.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey
Funeral Home. The Rev. Vola Sittig will officiate. Burial
will be at Belle Rive Flint Cemetery. Friends may call from
5 to 7 p.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter,
Kathy Sue Bocock and husband Dennis of Mt. Vernon; five
grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Raleigh
Teal and wife Helen of Mt. Vernon; also several nieces and
nephews including Mt. Vernon area residents Larry Schilling
and wife Judy of Dahlgren and Jennifer Rowe and husband Mike
of Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Teal was a member of Belle Rive Christian Church. He was a
Coal Belt Fire Association Volunteer for 40 years and was the
longest volunteer associated with the group. He was also a member
of the Belle Rive Volunteer Fire Department. He was preceded in
death by his parents; four brothers; and four sisters.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the
Belle Rive Volunteer Fire Department and will be accepted at
the funeral home. Hughey Funeral Home is assisting the family
with funeral arrangements and you may call at 242-3348 for
information at any time.
Submitted by Misty Flannigan
June 5, 2001