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Jimmy Teague – November 5, 2017

Jimmy Teague, 88, of Amarillo died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at South Lawn Baptist Church with Greg Kinch, pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow at 3:00 p.m., in Fairmont Cemetery in Hollis, Okla. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Jimmy was born February 13, 1929, in Hollis, Oklahoma to Robert and Donia Teague.  He was a retired firefighter for the City of Amarillo. Jimmy was known as a kind and giving man who loved his family and friends and was a father figure to many. He loved working with his hands, always fixing things or building something himself. Jimmy believed in giving back to God and his church. The love of his life was his wife, Dorothy, of 67 years.  We believe they are joyfully reunited in Heaven.
Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Duckworth and husband Leon, of Amarillo and Toni Sonnenberg and husband Terry, of Huntsville, Alabama.; 4 grandchildren, Lorri Barnett, of Amarillo, Clay King, of San Marcos, and Stephanie Parker and Austin Sonnenberg, both of Hunstville, Alabama.; 7 great-grandchildren, Colton Barnett, Karlee Sullivan and Cooper Barnett, all of Amarillo, Brandon King of San Marcos, and Teagan King, of San Antonio, Lily Parker and Luke Parker, both of Huntsville, Alabama.; and a great-great-grandchild, Layla Barnett, of Amarillo.
The family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11, 2017, at the funeral home.


  • Robin & Jim Shelley Posted November 8, 2017 1:46 pm

    We send our deepest & sincerest condolences to you & your family. As you know, my dad died in April so I can really sympathize with your loss. I didn’t know your dad but I’m sure he was a great man, too, who will be sorely missed.
    Much love,
    Robin & Jim Shelley
    Brookings, OR

  • Jodi Koumalats Posted November 9, 2017 1:48 pm

    Carolyn and Toni,
    I loved knowing your father and mother. They were both much loved by family and friends.
    When I heard of Jimmy passing, I didn’t cry, I smiled. He lived a good life and is now in Heaven drinking coffee with Dorothy by his side. My mom and dad are with them along with many friends.
    With much love, Jodi

  • Laura M. Bell Posted November 9, 2017 6:23 pm

    I loved Aunt Dorothy and Uncle Jimmy. They were the Christian roll models we should all follow. Today they are together in Heaven!
    I know I will see them again.
    Love you my family, God Bless, Laura

  • Danna D Coleman Posted November 11, 2017 1:40 am

    I am so sorry and very sad to hear of our family losing Jimmy. I still have wonderful memories of him coming to Oregon to visit when I was much younger. He was such a loving and kind man. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you….
    Love, Danna Coleman and family….

  • Deanna Melen Posted November 11, 2017 6:48 pm

    You and your family are in my daily prayers.
    Your tribute was beautiful. You were a wonderful daughter to both of your parents. They are together now and watching over you and your family.

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