• Joe C. Millender Jr.

Joe C. Millender Jr.

Graveside services for Joe C. Millender Jr., 92, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, at Greenwood Cemetery in Teague. Chaplain John Carabin will officiate.

Visitation was held from 6 yo 8 p.m. Sunday at Bowers Funeral Home.

Mr. Millender passed away on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at the Groesbeck LTC.

He was born in Teague and graduated from Teague High School with the class of 1947. Mr. Millender served his country in the U.S. Air Force, but obtained an early honorable discharge. He went to work for the railroad in Teague soon after returning from his service in the Air Force, where he remained until his retirement. Mr. Millender was well known for his storytelling abilities and was also very talented at making and painting fishing lures.

He is survived by one son, Randy Millender of Teague; one granddaughter, Misti Wortham and husband Ruel of Troy; two great-grandchildren, Katlin Keaton and Landen Wortham; two nieces, Yolanda Millender and Dorinda Mabry; and one nephew, Charles Mabry.

Mr. Millender was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie Millender; one son, Joe C. Millender III; and his parents, Joe C. Sr. and Opal Millender.

Please visit our website at www.bowersfuneralhome.net to sign the memorial guestbook or to leave a message for the family.

The Teague Chronicle

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