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NEW BOSTON, Ill. -- Shirley J. Terrill, 64, of New BOSTON died Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Lynncrest Manor in Aledo, Ill.

Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at New BOSTON United Methodist Church. Burial will be at New BOSTON Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Monday at Family Funeral Services in Aledo.

Mrs. Terrill was born May 16, 1937, in Muscatine, the daughter of Arthur and Hazel King Cooley. She married Elmer C. 'Shorty' Terrill May 19, 1984, in New BOSTON.

Survivors include her husband; two step-daughters, Glenda McDonald of Muscatine and Beverly Barnhouse and her husband, Ed, of Viola, Ill.; 18 step-grandchildren; 26 step-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Arthur Cooley, of Dacono, Colo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; a brother; a step-daughter; and two step-sons.
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Fern A. Terrill, 79, of 2421 Lutheran Drive, died Tuesday, November 4, 2003, at Lutheran Homes.

Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Reverend Vicki Pedersen of the Lutheran Homes will officiate. Pallbearers will be Tom Terrill, Frank Newton Jr., Dave Lucas and John Moss. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Military Rites will be provided by the combined squads of the American Legion Post 27 and the V.F. W. Post 1565.

Memorials may be to Hospice of Iowa City.

Mrs. Terrill was born on September 13, 1924, in Boone, the daughter of Forrest E. and Cecil Elmina Phelan Carlisle.

Fern was a US Navy Wave serving in 1945-1946 as Hospital Apprentice First Class.

She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She worked in the office for Service Rubber for 20 years, retiring in 1967. She also worked as a time recorder at the H.J. Heinz for 13 years retiring in 1986.

She is survived by one step-son, Tom Terrill of North Liberty; two step-daughters, Patricia Hepker of Wilton, and Victoria Terrill of Muscatine; three brothers, Oril Carlisle of Crescent City, Florida, Clyde Carlisle of Palatka, Florida, and Forest 'Lindy' Carlisle of Muscatine; and one sister, Nona Fuller of Muscatine.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and one brother.
NEW BOSTON, Iowa -- Lela F. Terrill, 79, New BOSTON, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at the Aledo Rehabilitation and Health Center.

A memorial has been established at the funeral home for First Baptist Church, Joy, Ill., or New BOSTON American Legion Post 48.

She was born April 9, 1926, in Mercer County, Ill., the daughter of Ernest and Mina Fuller Coulter. She married John W. Terrill Sr. on Sept. 6, 1946. He preceded her in death Dec. 1, 1998.

She attended the local schools.

She was a homemaker, attended First Baptist Church, Joy, and was a member of the New BOSTON American Legion Post 48 Auxiliary.

Survivors include two sons, John W. Terrill Jr. and wife Gwen of Joy and Dennis Terrill of New Boston; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother, Leo Mead of New BOSTON.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, Vern Mead; her husband; a son, Steven; one sister; and five brothers.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Floyd R. Terrill, 84, Muscatine, died Monday, March 26, 2007, at Genesis Medical Center East Campus, Davenport.

The Rev. Ray Oehme will officiate. Casket bearers are Steve Preston, Jim Adams, Rob Gray, Randy Walters, Tim Terrill and Jon Terrill. Honorary casket bearers are Walt Lucas, Wilfred 'Pickle' Werner, Frank Bermel, Jack Terrill and Sam Daufeldt. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery with military rites by the combined units of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1565 and American Legion Post 27. After the services, a time of food and fellowship will be held at Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Muscatine.

A memorial has been established for the Moose Heart Children's Fund.

Mr. Terrill was born Aug. 29, 1922, in Muscatine, the son of Frank and Colleen I. Dishman Terrill. He married Margaret G. Tobias on July 26, 1941, in Kahoka, Mo.

He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in Europe.

He was employed at Krieger's Motor Co. as a mechanic for more than 35 years.

He attended Vineyard Christian Fellowship and was a member of the VFW, American Legion and Moose Lodge. He enjoyed his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren

Survivors include his wife; a son, Dr. Gary Terrill and wife Phyllis of Owatonna, Minn.; three daughters, Linda Sloan and husband James of Muscatine, Kathy Hofer and husband Earl of Davenport and Susan Mulder and husband Thomas of Viola, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Wilma Humphrey and husband Robert of Coyne Center, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Douglas; one granddaughter; one grandson; three brothers; and four sisters.
Ray 'Jack' Dempsey Terrill, 82, of Muscatine, died Thursday, April 5, 2007 at Unity Hospital.

Rev. Sharon Phillips of the Jesus Mission Church will officiate. Casketbearers will be Stephen Slater, Mathew Hepker, Joshua Hepker, Joe Long, Dean Jensen and Richard 'Pudge' Lane. Honorary casketbearers will be Steve Christianson, Jerry Christianson, Ross McGlothlen, Kenny 'Wink' Wieneke, Jason Terrill and Steve Whitlow. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery with military rites by the combined units of the VFW Post #1565 and the American Legion Post #27.

Memorials may be directed to the Disabled Veterans of Muscatine in memory of Jack

Jack was born on July 18, 1924 in Muscatine, Iowa the son of George W. and M. Pearl (Kallenberger) Terrill. On February 10, 1946, Jack was united in marriage to Berdena Elbers in Reno, Nevada. Following her death, he was united in marriage to Fern A. Carlisle in 1962 in Rock Island, Illinois.

On December 17, 1943, Jack enlisted into the U. S. Navy as a 1St Class Seaman serving during WWII. He volunteered after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Jack served in the European, Pacific and Mediterranean theatres of the war. Jack manned the guns on merchant marine ships carrying supplies as a member of the Navy Armed Guard. He never lost a ship to an enemy attack.

Jack worked as a carpenter for several different contractors for over 20-years in the construction industry.

He was a member of the Union Local #1069 of Muscatine, the V.F.W, Moose Lodge, American Legion and the N.R.A. Jack enjoyed all outdoor sports, especially hunting, fishing, trap shooting and riding his three-wheeler Gold Wing. Jack was famous for his wine making and his jokes.

Jack will be deeply missed by his children, Patricia Hepker and her husband, Richard of Muscatine, Tommy Terrill and his wife, Mary of North Liberty and Vicki Terrill of Muscatine; one brother, Charlie Terrill and his wife, Barb; two sisters, Rosie Reynolds and Shirley Hopkins and her husband, Robert all of Muscatine; ten grandchildren, Lisa Slater, Stephen Slater, Jaclynn Slater, Dena Rinnert, Mathew Hepker, Joshua Hepker, Jason Terrill, Erin Terrill, Stephanie Weeks-Liston and Robin Weeks; sixteen great-grandchildren; and his best friend, Arlene Christianson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, both wives; three sisters, Evelyn, Lila, June, and one brother, George.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Larry (L.T.) Terrill, 68, of Muscatine, died Saturday, March 15, 2008, at Unity Hospital.

Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2008, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home, 1931 Houser Street. Per Larry's request his body has been cremated. Reverend Mary Howell of the Spangler Chapel United Methodist Church will officiate. Private burial will be in Drury Reynolds Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Spangler Chapel United Methodist Church, West Liberty Country Club, or the American Cancer Society.

Larry was born on December 26, 1939, in Drury Township, Illinois, the son of Walter Frank and Bessie May Coulter Terrill. He married Helen Brokken on August 8, 1959, Fairfield, Iowa.

Larry attended Illinois City schools and graduated from Reynolds High School in 1957.

He served in the U.S. Army in Germany.

Larry was employed at Grain Processing Corporation for 35 years, retiring in 1998.

He was a member of the Spangler Chapel United Methodist Church and the West Liberty Country Club, where he served as a board member.

He enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting, spending time with his family, and the great times hanging out with his cronies. He was especially proud of his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Terrill, of Muscatine; two sons, Marty Terrill and wife, Teri, of Illinois City, Illinois, Matt Terrill, and wife, Susan, of Galesburg, Illinois; one daughter, Kathi Judge and husband, Kenan, of Clive; eight granddaughters, Kellie, Melissa, Madeline and Ellen Judge, Margaret and Elizabeth Terrill, Misty Rodriguez and special friend, Adam Almandinger and Brandy Clelland and husband Jon; two great-grandchildren, Dylan Miller and John Clelland; four brothers, Dan Terrill and wife, Bette, of Sun City Center, Florida, Jim Terrill and wife Joyce, of Muscatine, Lewis Terrill and wife Mary Ann of Muscatine, and Lloyd Terrill and wife Pat of Illinois City, Illinois; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant grandson, Aaron, and one brother, Walter Terrill.
SUN CITY CENTER, Flordia - Daniel Terrill, 76, passed away September 6, 2008, at his home in Sun City Center, Florida.

A memorial service was held September 9, 2008, at the Sun City Center Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Bette Terrill; children, Dave, Craig, Dee, Dinah and Debra; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Jim Terrill and wife, Joyce, Lewis Terrill and wife, Mary Ann, all of Muscatine, Iowa, Lloyd Terrill and wife, Pat of Illinois City, Illinois; and a sister-in-law, Helen Terrill of Muscatine, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Bessie Terrill; and two brothers, Larry and Wally Terrill.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Vickie G. Terrill, 60, of Muscatine, died Monday, February 9, 2009, at Lutheran Homes.

Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. on Friday, February 13, 2009, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Reverend Sharon Phillips of the Jesus Mission will officiate the service.

Vickie was born on June 19, 1948, in Muscatine, the daughter of Jack and Byrdena Albers Terrill. She married Earl Weeks and they later divorced.

She loved animals and they were her life.

Survivors include two daughters, Stephanie Weeks and husband, Frank Liston of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Robin Weeks-Wynne and husband, Dave, of Minneapolis, Minnesota; four grandchildren; one brother, Tommy Terrill and wife, Mary, of North Liberty; one sister, Pat Hepker and husband, Richard, of Muscatine; and special friends, Denny, Tanya, and Tina and her daughter, Lily.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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