Mayzell <I>Teague</I> Williams

Mayzell Teague Williams

Birth
Kosciusko, Attala County, Mississippi, USA
Death 19 Nov 2013 (aged 74)
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Burial South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 120893608 · View Source
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Mayzell (Teague) Williams
December 3, 1938 - November 19, 2013

Mayzell (Teague) Williams, 74, was born December 3, 1938 and departed this life on November 19, 2013 after a lengthy illness. Mayzell was the daughter of Walter and Laura (Harris) Teague.

Coming from Kosciusko, Mississippi, the family moved to South Bend, Indiana in the early 1940's. Mayzell attended Linden Elementary School and Central High School. She also attended Ivy Tech College to earn her Nurse's Aide Competency in the State of Indiana. This certification enabled her to work for many years at St. Joseph Hospital in Mishawaka, Indiana.

Mayzell was a loving mother, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a special aunt to many of her nieces and nephews. She enjoyed just spending time with family members, playing cards, hosting family dinners, bowling and bingo.

She was united in holy matrimony to Arthur Townsend, who preceded her in death. On September 28, 1972 she married James Arthur Williams, who survives.

Mrs. Williams leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband, James Arthur Williams; three daughters: Donna (James) Harris, Bonnie Townsend, both of South Bend, Indiana and Laura Townsend of Atlanta, Georgia; two step-daughters: Janie (Dana) Cole of Columbia, Maryland and Alesia (Johnson) James of Columbus, Ohio; two sons: Richard Townsend of South Bend and Donald (Vanessa) Townsend of Logansport, Indiana; eleven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Jesse (Gertha) Teague of New Hope, Minnesota; in addition, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Along with her parents, Walter and Laura Teague, she was preceded in death by a stepson, James Michael Williams; four sisters: Carrie McKinney, Adelle Frye, Jean Adams, Willa J. Elkins; three brothers: Willie Teague, Fred Teague and T.J. Wilson; and ex-husband, Arthur Townsend.

Services for Mrs. Williams will be held on Monday, November 25, 2013 in Pilgrim Baptist Church, 116 N. Birdsell Street, South Bend.

Burial will take place at Highland Cemetery.


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 120893608
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mayzell Teague Williams (3 Dec 1938–19 Nov 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 120893608, citing Highland Cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .