Melva Lee Teachey, 91, of Morehead City, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Croatan Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Newport surrounded by her family.

Her service was Tuesday at Munden Funeral Home in Morehead City, officiated by the Rev. John Carswell. A graveside service followed at Riverview Memorial Park in Willard, officiated by the Rev. Jimmy Johnson and the Rev. John Sellers.

Melva was a loyal and active member of Parkview Baptist Church. She especially enjoyed the fellowship with her friends in the Fidelis Sunday school class. Melva was a loving mother, grandmother and sister who will be missed by many.

“The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Croatan Ridge and the Crystal Coast Hospice House for their kind and loving care.”

Melva is survived by her daughters, Linda Harrell and husband Richard of Morehead City and Georgia Condon and husband Jess of Newport; sons, Ken Teachey and wife Judith and Harry Teachey and wife Diane, all of Willard; sister, Tiny King of Jacksonville; sons-in-law, Martin Rivenbark of Belhaven and Harvey Prevatte of Willard; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Annah Foy; and daughters, JoAnn Rivenbark and Patricia Faye Prevette.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the reconstruction fund for Parkview Baptist Church, 4738 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557.

Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. Online condolences may be made at

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