Samuel Teegarden

Monday, March 8, 2004

SAMUEL JUNIOR TEEGARDEN, a resident of Berryville, Arkansas, was born December 8, 1930, in Longpoint, Illinois, a son of Samuel A. and Laura (White) Teegarden. He died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, in his home at the age of 73.

Mr. Teegarden was a Correction Officer. He was a fromer member of the Moose Lodge in Bloomington, Illinois. He was of the Methodist Faith.

On Dec. 7, 1988, he was united in marriage with Louise (Gensler) Teegarden who survives him of the home. He is also survived by two sons, Sammy Teegarden of Tampa, Florida and Rick Teegarden of Bloomington, Illinois; three daughters, Candace Anderson of Bloomington, Cheryl Stilleyof Las Vegas, Nevada, and Vicky Eagan of Bloomington; two step daughters, Patricia Crawford of Blue Springs, Missouri, and Deborah Hutchins also of Blue Springs; 12 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; three step grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; one niece; one nephew; several other relatives and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and five brothers.

Visitation was set for 5 until 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Interment will be in the East Lawn Cemetery, Bloomington, Illinois under the direction of Beck Memorial Funeral Home. Local arrangements were by Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Carroll County Senior Citizens Acivity Center. Online condolences may be sent to the family at