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Ella Faye (Payton) Teague, 73, died Feb. 21, 2018, at her home in Kokomo.
She was born Oct. 19, 1944, in Anderson, the daughter of Ollie and Susie (Miller) Payton. Ella was a resident of Anderson for most of her life until moving to Kokomo in 2014. She was the bookkeeper for her husband's roofing business, Teague Roofing. She was an active member of the Kokomo Landmark Baptist Church. Before moving, she was active with First Baptist Church in Daleville. She enjoyed writing and performing vocal music over the years.
She is survived by her two children, Lisa Marie Smith and Bradford Ollie Teague of Anderson; four grandchildren, Brandi Smith, Traci Smith, Cody Teague, and Haile Teague; and great-grandchildren, Alexis Smith, Levi Burris and Riley Jackson; two siblings, Wandavee (Robert) Morphew of Kokomo, and Sylvia Marling of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
Ella was preceded in death by her husband, Donald L. Teague; her parents; and sister, Mae Dean Hensley.
Her brother Oppie Lee Payton, died Feb. 26, 2018.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service officiated by Pastor Robert Morphew. Burial will follow in Anderson Memorial Park.
Friends may visit with the family two hours prior to the funeral.
Memorial contributions may be given to Landmark Baptist Church in Kokomo or First Baptist Church in Daleville.
Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com.
Published on February 28, 2018
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