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Natalie Teal


Last updated 7/28/2015 at Noon

Natalie Vivian Teal, 85, of Orange passed away Monday, July 27, at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home in Vidor.

Natalie was born Feb. 13, 1930 in New Iberia, La., to Martha (Dugas) and Felix Sheridan Fridley. She lived in the Orange area since 1966 and was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Orange. Natalie enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles, watching movies and loved to watch EWTN. Natalie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend who will be missed dearly.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jessie Joe Teal; sons, James David Teal and Michael Lewis Teal; sister, Mary Chatlean and brothers, Tom Fridley, Howard Fridley and Lloyd Fridley.

Natalie is survived by her daughters, Penny Jo Kumse of Orange, Yvonne Ansley and husband, Tim of Buna, Vivian DeJohn and husband, Danny of Orange and Lisa Leblanc of Orange; sons, Leonard Teal and wife, Linda of Orange and Stacy Teal and wife, Rita of Orange; sisters, Billie Chatangier and June LeBauve both of New Iberia; brothers, Donald Fridley of San Antonio, Larry Fridley of Dallas and Allen Fridley of Mississippi. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, numerous nieces and nephews and a large extended family.

A mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, July 30, at 11:00 am at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Orange, with the Rev. Sinclair Qubre officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held prior to the service, from 9:00 am until 10:30 am, with a rosary to be recited at 9:30 am at Dorman Funeral Home. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Orange.

Honoring Teal as pallbearers will be Leonard LeBlanc, Jessie Brown, Christopher Teague, Tim Ansley, Ricardo Trevino and Aaron Kay.

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