Staff Sgt. John S. Teague
Aug. 17, 1929 – Nov. 24, 1951
Tellico Plains Airman Dies in Plane Mishap
Tellico Plains airman was killed in a plane crash Friday at
telegram notified the family Saturday afternoon, but did not give
details. Apparently the accident was
the same reported in an Associated Press dispatch which said that a B-25
medium bomber crashed on take-off at James Connally
Air Force Base near
He had served one enlistment in the Air Force and had re-enlisted this fall. He returned on furlough about a month ago.
Sergeant Teague attended the high school at Tellico Plains and was well known. His father is a former police chief and deputy sheriff. Two brothers of Sergeant Teague have also been in service.
He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Deborah Jon; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy J. and Annie M. Gray Teague; five brothers, Lawrence, Vernon, Ralph, Jimmy and Frank, all of Tellico Plains; two sister, Mrs. Marie Norwood of Gastonia, NC, and Miss Carolyn Teague of Tellico Plains.
services were held on Wednesday afternoon at
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