Obituary: Clifford Robert Teague

December 17, 1927 – October 19, 2020

Clifford Robert Teague, 92, of Bedford, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020 at White River Lodge in Bedford.

Born December 17, 1927, Garland County, Arkansas, he was the son of James Eldridge and Ada (Irwin) Teague.

Clifford married Wilma Lou Hatley on February 28, 1946 and she preceded him in death on February 18, 2009.

He was a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Bedford and retired from General Motors where he worked in the Pistons Department.

Surviving are his children, Clifford Wayne (Marianna) Teague and Kenneth Robert (Paula) Teague; grandchildren, Chad (Brooke) Teague, Andrew (Melissa) Dorsett, Shea (Hollie) Teague, Kyle (Adna) Hall, Amanda (Casey) Gallagher, William (Abbey) Teague, Daniel (Lourdes) Teague, Dustin Teague, Brandon Teague, Kelly Teague, and Sam Teague; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Shirley Blair; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death are his parents; wife, Wilma; grandchildren, Lori Pruett and Robert D. Teague; daughter-in-law, Trella Teague; and 10 siblings, Cecil, Parvin, Marvin, Elmer, Selmer, Lily Mae, Helen, Vixen, Charlie, and Theodore.

Funeral services will be at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, with Bro. Martin Lamb officiating. Burial will be in Morning Star Cemetery in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, until the service hour at 5:30 at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made in Clifford’s memory to the Landmark Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund.

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