The Edmond Sun

Obituaries

February 6, 2014

Valerie Darlene Teh

EDMOND — Valerie Darlene Teh, 61, of Edmond, Okla. passed away Friday, January 31, 2014 in Edmond.  She was born October 22, 1952 in Berea, Ky., to James and Barbara Barrett.

A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she is preceded in death by her father James Barrett Jr.

She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Berea College, MA and Rank 1 from Eastern Kentucky University. A very dedicated school teacher, she taught for more than 36 years. She received the Oklahoma City Excellent Educator award in 2006 and was Teacher of the Year several times at Linwood Elementary. She was a reading specialist and second grade teacher that emphasized reading for learning. Each year her students read over 30,000 books.

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Dr. Thian Hor Teh; daughters Telena Teh Hawkins and Jelena Teh; son-in-law Houston H. Hawkins III; grandchildren Nova and Rhye Hawkins; her mother Barbara Barrett and her brother and sister-in-law Mike and Joyce Barrett.

A memorial service to celebrate Valerie’s life was 6 p.m. Friday, February  7, at Matthews Funeral Home, 601 S. Kelly, Edmond. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to Linwood Elementary PTA, 3416 NW 17th, Oklahoma City, OK 73107 in honor of Valerie Darlene Teh.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Harold Wolave upload.jpg Harold N. Wolaver

        Harold N. Wolaver died peacefully while in hospice care at Autumn Leaves of Edmond, Okla. on April 15, 2014, following recovery from a stroke and heart disease.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • George Young upload.jpg George Edgar Young

        George Edgar Young, 69, passed away April 15, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Helen LaBissoniere upload.jpg Helen LaBissoniere

        Helen Marguerite Driscoll LaBissoniere, affectionately known as “Nanny” or “Nan”, 84, of Meriden, Conn. and Edmond, Okla., went to heaven on April 12, 2014 with family by her side.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Carmelo Perez

        Carmelo Perez, 89, of Edmond, Okla., joined his Heavenly Father on April 15, 2014.

    April 18, 2014

  • Lee Hunt upload.jpg Lee P. Hunt

        Lee P. Hunt was born February 28, 1939 in Muskegon, Mich. to Philip and Ruth Stromsta Hunt. He was the oldest of four boys (Lee, Gale, Gary and Craig) and was preceded in death by Gale and Gary.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Joiner upload.jpg Kaytie Lenée Joiner

        Kaytie Lenée Joiner (the future Mrs. Nicholas Cooper), 27, of Edmond, Okla. passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Crutchmer upload.jpg Colleen Mary Crutchmer

        Colleen Mary Crutchmer, 61, of Afton, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014. She was born December 14, 1952 in Okmulgee, Okla., was a long-time resident of Edmond before moving to Tulsa, then settling in at Grand Lake.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Peck, Andros upload.jpg Andros Otis Peck

        Andros Otis (Andy) Peck was born March 17, 1924 to Andros and Ferne St. John on a farm in Union County, S. Dakota.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lita May Westmoreland

        Memorial services for Lita May Westmoreland will be 3 p.m., Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Baggerley Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. Ron Fike will officiate.

    April 17, 2014

  • Douglas Deshero upload.jpg Douglas Keith Desherow

        Doug Desherow, born January 1, 1965, passed away at Seven Rivers Hospital in Chrystal River, Fla. on April 11, 2014 at the age of 49.  His brother Beau and his children Hanah and Eddie were by his side.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo