Obituary for Myrtle Slate Teal of Aberdeen

Myrtle Slate Teal, 83, of Aberdeen, NC, passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021 at her home. She was born May 28, 1938 in Wagram, Scotland County, NC. She was the daughter of the late Herman F. Slate and Anna Tuttle Slate.

She retired as a registered nurse from McCain Hospital and the Department of Corrections after thirty years. She also worked at the Penick Home for seven years after her retirement as a registered nurse.  She was a faithful member of the Ashley Heights Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-nine years in 2001, Eddie Teal; a brother, Herman F. Slate, Jr.; a sister, Frances Slate Oldham; and both of her parents. 

She is survived by her sons, Don Teal of Aberdeen; Daryl Teal and wife Betty of Cameron; Grandsons, Cody and Dylan Teal; sisters, Sarah Slate Stancil of Carthage and Mary Tuttle “Tut” Slate Smith of Statesville, NC; and many special nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12 to 1 PM on Saturday, September 18th 2021 at Ashley Heights Baptist Church with a service to follow at 1 PM officiated by the Rev. David Boroughs. Burial will follow in Bethesda Cemetery in Aberdeen.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in memory of Myrtle Teal to FirstHealth Hospice and Palliative Care 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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