HOFFMAN — Mildred McConnell Teal, 89, of Hoffman passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Morrison Manor Hospice Care Facility in Laurinburg.
She was born in Lincoln County on April 7, 1925, daughter of the late Earl and Lucy McConnell. She was preceded in death by her husband J.B. Teal of Hoffman.
Mrs. Teal was a member of the Hoffman United Methodist Church. She retired after 35 years of service as secretary at Hoffman Elementary School. She could be seen most recently at her desk in the Square, at the CPA office of James Michael Teal, where she spent her last 10 years.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 pm Wednesday, May 21st in the chapel of Watson – King Funeral Home in Rockingham with the Reverend Janet Buffaloe officiating. Interment followed at Eastside Cemetery.
Mrs. Teal is survived by her children, Mike Teal of Hoffman, Benjamin Teal and his wife Lori of Rockingham, and Toni T. Dickerson and husband Bruce Dickerson from Elizabethtown; grandchildren Jennifer Dickerson, Emily Teal, Jonathan Dickerson, Phillip Dickerson, and Thomas Teal; a sister, Louise Mullis of Mint Hill; and a brother, Merle McConnell of Lady Lake, FL.
The family received friends on Tuesday evening at Watson – King Funeral Home in Rockingham.
Memorials may be made to Scotland County Hospice, PO Box 1033, Laurinburg, NC 28352
Online condolences may be sent to www.watson-kingfuneralhome.com.