Ava Marie Teague 1969-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Ms. Ava Marie Teague, 51, departed this life Friday, July 10, 2020, at Hospice of the Valley with friends and family by her side.

Ms. Teague, also known as “Ava Leflore,” was born March 1, 1969, in Youngstown, a daughter of Florene Leflore (Crook) and Albert Whitley.

She was employed as a bus driver for 10 years. Ava enjoyed singing, dancing, listening to music and spending time with her family and friends. She also was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

She leaves to cherish in her memory her special friend, Cleavon McClendon; five children, Tamrisha, Marcus, Lamar, Maurice and Kevin Teague; a sister, Alva Given; her brother, Darius Leflore; a half brother and half sister, Kenneth and Randy Whatley; 17 grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

She was preceded in death by two grandmothers, Bertha Mae Leflore and Lillie Whatley; two grandfathers, George Leflore Sr. and Albert Whatley Sr.; her aunt, Elizabeth Womack; three uncles, George Jr., Charles and Clemale Leflore; and three cousins, Pernell Brewer, George Leflore and Stephanie Leach.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020, at F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home Inc., where a funeral service will follow.

Social distancing will be upheld, seating will be limited, and you will be required to wear a mask before entering the building.

The F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home Inc. has been granted the honor to serve the family.

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