Valda Irene Teague, 88, of Camp Verde, Arizona passed away peacefully on Monday afternoon April 9th, 2018. She was born to John and Catherine Sanders on January 5th, 1930 in Payson, Arizona where she lived until September 1945 after which she moved to the CCC Camp at Clear Creek, Camp Verde. She married Alvin Teague on August 29th, 1947, whom she loved and followed from Camp Verde in the winters to the Mogollon Rim Country in the summers for many years.
Valda was a member of the United Methodist Church as well as a member of the Daughters of Gila County Pioneers where she was the 19th Inductee into the Gila County Pioneer Woman’s Hall of Fame. Valda enjoyed crocheting, embroidery work, bowling, dancing, reading, walking, ceramics and collecting purple glass. Valda was a Pink Lady at the Hospital for years. She loved riding and ranch work with her husband, helping 4-H kids and was a Little League Coach. She was an avid deer and elk hunter and was a great shot with a rifle.
Valda was preceded in death by her parents John and Catherine Sanders, her husband Alvin Teague and grandson, Jacob Teague.
She is survived by her sister, Gloria Reeves; children Louise Curtis (Dave), John Teague (Terri), Chet Teague (Shelly), Justin Teague (Carolyn) and multiple grand & great grand children.
Memorial Services Saturday April 28th, @ 10:30 A.M.
Campo De Ensueno, 115 Camp Lincoln Road, Camp Verde, AZ.