Willie Vester Teague


Willie Vester Teague

Death 12 Feb 1958 (aged 30)
Burial Columbus, Colorado County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 93751497 View Source

h/o Rita Fern Jordan Teague

Teague, Willie Vester

Willie V. Teague Killed in Odessa, Burial Here Sunday

Last rites for Willie Vester Teague, 31, were held here Sunday afternoon with Rev. C. C. Hyatt of El Campo officiating at Untermeyer Funeral home. Burial was in Odd Fellows Rest cemetery.

Mr. Teague was stabbed to death Feb. 12 in Odessa after an altercation there. Price Haney, 57, his step father-in-law, was out on $5000 bond after he had been charged with the murder.

Born in Lane City April 17, 1927, Willie was a son of Charles and Victoria Vester Teague. His father died in 1931.

He attended Columbus high school and the University of Houston and served 2 years in the navy during World War II, afterwards working in oil fields here. He had been living in Odessa 4 years.

Survivors are his widow, the former Rita Fern Jordan; one son, William Wayne, 9 and 3 daughters, Vickie La Rue, 5; Janella Faye, 3, and Malla Kaye, one; also his mother of Columbus; brothers Charlie, Tom, Douglas and J. D. of Columbus, Leslie of San Antonio and Marcus of Galveston and one sister, Mrs. Joe Jones of Palacios.

Pallbearers were Cecil Butler, Chester and Beverly Burris, and Joe Louis Wade of Columbus, Charlie Dinhobl of Houston and Joe Hanak of Glidden.

Among those from out of town here for the funeral were Victor Witte; Mr. and Mrs. Fitz Steenpen, Mrs. Annie Weber and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Mitchum, Fort Worth; Mr. and Mrs. W.. A. Williams, Shelby; Mrs. Price Haney and 2 sons and Mrs. Stella Callaway, Odessa; Mrs. Kathleen Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Haskins and Mr. and Mrs. John Banse, San Antonio; and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Butler, Beeville; R. T. and Eddie Teague and Harvey Willford, Victoria; Mrs. E. M. Ammann, Schulenburg; the Smidovec family, Sealy; C. F., V. B. and C. J. Knapek, Houston, and Mr. and Mrs. John Mozisek, Miss Francis Mozisek and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ammann, Weimar.

Colorado County Citizen, February 20, 1958

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