Anthony Virgil Teague, 85, Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at the Excelsior Springs Nursing and
Anthony was born November 13, 1923 in Stone County, AR to parents Ross and
Edna (Sullivan) Teague. Anthony served his country during World War II in
the United States Army Airborne Division. On December 18, 1948 he married
Agnes Agazine Shelton in Lunsford, AR. Anthony worked as an operating
engineer in the construction industry for many years.
He is survived by wife Agnes A. Teague of the home; daughter Joyce Boone and
husband Ron, Lawson, MO; son Russell Teague, Lawson, MO; sisters Lorene
Hamlet and husband Glen, Lawson, MO; Ruth Dyer and husband Cecil, Holt, MO;
brothers Nathan Teague, Claypool, AZ; John Teague and wife Mary, Lawson, MO;
4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Anthony was preceded in death by his parents; sister Joyce Teague and
brother Raymond Oscar Teague.
A funeral service for Anthony will be at 1:00p.m. Monday, January 26, 2009
at the Polley Funeral Home in Lawson, MO. A visitation will be held between
six and eight o'clock p.m. on Sunday, January 25, 2009, also at the funeral
home. Burial will take place at the Lawson Cemetery.
(courtesy of Anita D.)
Grave marker for Anthony V. Teague in Section C, Row 11 of
the Lawson Cemetery, Lawson (Ray county), Missouri.
Anthony enlisted in the Army at Little Rock, AR on 6
Following basic training and jump school he was shipped to
the 11th Replacement Deport in England.
On 10 August 1944 Pvt Teague was transferred to Company
Pfc Teague was wounded in action on 25 September 1944.
He was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Service Arrowhead device for
the Holland campaign and Airborne operations.