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Danny Royce Teague, age 73 of Athens, Texas, died on October 10, 2016 following a lengthy illness. He was born on June 27, 1943 in Hughes Springs Texas to Carl Jefferson and Evelyn Stevens Teague. He graduated from Lindale High school in 1961. Danny held a bachelor's degree from SFA and master's degree from Texas A&M Commerce. On July 24, 1965 he married Jeany Ann Gipson. In his life, Danny was a teacher and coach at Mineola, a journalism teacher at TVCC, editor of the Athens Review and in public relations at TP&L. He retired from TVCC in 2011. At the time of death Danny was a member of First Baptist Athens where he sang in the choir and led the men's bible study. He loved golf, fishing and hugging on his grand kids. He was preceded in death by his parents and survived by his wife, three children, 9 grandchildren and sisters Robbie Shelby and Dr. Betsy Davis. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 15 at 2:00pm at the First Baptist Church in Athens, Texas. If you would like to leave a message of condolence or light a candle for the family, you may do so at www.carroll-lehr.com.
"Keep the peace of God in your heart."
Published on October 12, 2016
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