Elizabeth Phelps Teague

Published 1:51 pm Thursday, December 14, 2017

Mrs. Elizabeth Phelps Teague of Mocksville died on Dec. 13, 2017.

She was born on Jan. 28, 1922 and the daughter of Flora Bell Phelps. She married John Angier Teague Jr. on May 25, 1939. He was killed on Feb. 7, 1944 in World War II. They had two children and although their marriage was brief, they shared a deep love.  She and her two children were accepted into his large and loving family.

Mrs. Teague worked in retail sales at Davis Department Store, Thalhimer’s and Hecht’s Department Store before retiring.

She was preceded in death by her mother; husband; her son Steve Teague; son-in-law Ed Gregory and a sister Ellen Sain.

Survivors: her daughter, Johnny Sue Teague Gregory; a sister, Estelle Smith; 4 grandchildren, Edward Gregory Jr. (Becky), Kenneth C. Gregory (Janice), Angie Buchanan (Mark) and Scott Harris (Lucinda); 7 great-grandchildren, Jessie Teague, Dylan Hines (Miranda), Leslie Howe (Brian), Clay Gregory, Hannah, Lindsey and Abigail Harris; 4 great-great-grandchildren, Dakota Teague, Kinsley Hines and Brayden and Kaylee Howe; sisters-in-law, Virginia Pickler, Joey Teague and Lynn Teague; and many nieces and nephews.

  A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel with the Rev. Rick Page officiating. Burial will follow at Westlawn Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Condolences: www.hayworth-miller.com.