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Official Obituary of

James Burley Teague

July 23, 1944 ~ February 16, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

James Teague Obituary

James Burley Teague, 79, of rural Petersburg, passed away February 16, 2024, in Newburgh, IN after a brief illness.  He was born at home in Otwell, IN on July 23, 1944. He had operated James B. Teague & Son Trucking for over 35 years before retiring in 2004.

James is survived by his son William Thomas (Michele) of rural Petersburg, Rachel Elaine Doades (Tyler) of rural Lawrence County IN, grandchildren Quinlan Donal Teague, Eibhlin MacNeil Teague, Ethan Scott Doades, and Miley Abigail Doades, a sister Shirley Ann Phillips of Nashville, TN, and several nieces and nephews on both the Teague and Brenton sides of his family.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 30 years Mary Ellen (Brenton) Teague, an infant son, parents Noble Eugene and Gladys (Roberts) Teague, brother Lowell Teague, sister Mercenya Walters, niece Vicki Bass, and nephew Dane Phillips, as well as his grandparents Willie and Annie (Anderson) Teague.  

A graveside service for James will take place at 3:00 PM EST on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at Willis Cemetery with Pastor Jerry “Tuffy” Blackwell officiating.  Harris Funeral Home is entrusted with care.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Mary Ellen Teague Fund for Petersburg Elementary School through the Pike County Community Foundation.  Donations may be sent to the Pike County Community Foundation at PO Box 587 Petersburg, IN 47567.

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Graveside Service
February 21, 2024

3:00 PM
Willis Cemetery
1499 N. Co Rd 275 W
Petersburg, IN 47567


Pike County Community Foundation
PO Box 587, Petersburg IN 47567


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