Clara Wayman Teer

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Claude D. Teer
1881 1939

Born Monticello Arkansas
Member of 36th 37th 38th
39th 40th State Legislatures
1919 - 1927 Secretary State
Highway Commission 1927 - 1928
Appointed Member State
Board of Control 1928
Served as its Chairman
To the Time of His Death

Clara Wayman Teer
1885 1977
Full Name: Clara Wayman Teer
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 1 (C1)
Row:J  Number:22
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of Claude D. Teer 
Birth Date: June 9, 1885 
Died: June 28, 1977 
Buried: June 30, 1977 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Texas 
 

TEER, CLARA WAYMAN (1885 ~ 1977). The following is an obituary for Clara Wayman Teer provided by then Weed-Corley Funeral Home of Austin. The obituary was likely published in the Austin American-Statesman on Thursday, June 30, 1977 two days after her death.

"Clara Waymen Teer, 92, of 2408 Harris Boulevard, died in Austin Tuesday. She was a member of an early pioneer Central Texas family, coming here from Virginia in the early 1870's. She was the third child to be born in the town of Granger, Texas.

Mrs. Teer was the widow of the late Claude D. Teer, who served the State of Texas as a member of the State Legislature and as chairman of the Board of Control. She had been a resident of Austin for 50 years.

Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday in the Weed-Corley Chapel with burial in the State Cemetery. Pallbearers will be E.B. Snead, Everette Kelly, John Donovan, John Caudill, Roderic Thomas, H.T. Hibler and Jim Martin.

Survivors are her daughter, Mrs. Harry Peterson, Austin; 2 Granddaughters, Mrs. John Donovan, Austin and Mrs. John Caudill, Houston; 3 Great Grandsons, John, Peter and Michael Donovan, Austin; 1 Great Granddaughter, Anne Caudill, Houston.

Memorial Contributions should be made to the Settlement Home or to Cal Farley's Boys Ranch, Amarillo, Texas."

Further information available through the Texas State Cemetery research department.

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