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May 27, 1923 ~ January 26, 2024 (age 100) 100 Years Old
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Mary Louise Spaulding Teague took Jesus by the hand and entered Heaven on January 26, 2024.
Mary was born May 27, 1923 to parents, Johnnie & Ruby Spaulding in Fort Worth, Texas. Mary graduated from Polytechnic High School in Fort Worth May 1941. On January 13, 1944, Mary was married to J. W. (Red) Teague. They were married for 75 years until Red’s passing in 2016. After her husband’s death, Mary came to Baytown to live with Lynn & Linda Rowe, and her sister, Ruby Watson.
Mary was a member of South Park Baptist Church, in Fort Worth until moving to Baytown. At that time, she became a member of Second Baptist Baytown Church.
Mary had a successful career with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company which would later become AT&T. She held the position of Head Clerk in the company Plant Engineered Records Office. She retired from the company in 1983 after 40 years of service. In addition to her successful career, Mary had another successful career as an all-state softball second baseman. Her team, Fort Worth Globe Aircraft would go on to win 4th in the Softball World Series in 1946. Mary was considered one of the most outstanding hitters in Texas, as well as taking care of business on second base.
Mary is survived by her sister, Ruby Watson, nieces, Linda Rowe, Sandra Horn and Bonnie Weatherford and numerous great nieces, nephews and friends.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, February 2, 2024 from 10:00 to 11:00 at Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home with the celebration service following at 11:00.
The family would like to thank Compassus Hospice Care for the wonderful care they gave to Aunt Mary as she finished her journey on this side of Heaven.