Rev. John C. Teague, 84, of Chickamauga, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Hospice of Chattanooga Care Center.
A native of Pickens County, Georgia, Rev. Teague had spent the greater part of his life in the Chattanooga and north Georgia areas and had served as pastor of several churches, including Valley View Baptist in Flintstone, Friendship Baptist in LaFayette, and Salem Road Baptist in Rossville. He had preached the word of God for 54 years and was also a master carpenter, having worked for Mark K. Wilson Construction and Varnell Construction where he retired. Rev. Teague was preceded in death by his parents, John Sherman & Lila Teague, and infant son, Stephen Nathaniel Teague.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 64 years, Lillie Louise Teague; son and daughter-in-law, Calvin Dewayne & Nancy Teague of Chickamauga; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Gene Teague, Cartersville, GA & Allen Teague of Calhoun, GA; sister, Ruth Kolwyck of Chickamauga; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:00 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Lowell Cantrell and Rev. Drew Tankersley officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery.
Please share expressions of sympathy at lane-southcrestchapel.com.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.