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Terri S. Storms

1943 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Terri S. Storms Obituary

Terri S. Storms, 75, Hutchinson Island, Fla., formerly of Independence, Mo., was called home by God on June 6, 2018, in Vero Beach, Fla. She passed away very peacefully with her husband by her side.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 16, at Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington Ave., Independence, MO 64052. Interment at Mount Washington Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the chapel.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to V.N.A. Hospice, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960 or The Alzheimer's/Parkinson's Assoc. of IRC, 2300 5th Ave., Ste. 150, Vero Beach, FL 32960.

Terri was born May 5, 1943, in Kansas City, Mo., and grew up in Independence, Mo. She graduated from William Chrisman High School in the Class of 1961 and later earned her B.S. and Master's in Education from UMKC. She was a an elementary teacher for the Independence School District and taught at Bryant Elementary (the school she had attended), William Southern Elementary and the Pioneer Ridge 6th Grade Center. She was a great teacher who was involved with her students. Terri was very talented and could accomplish anything she set out to do. She enjoyed painting and sewing. Following her retirement, she made purses and sold them at craft shows in the area. She was a member of Christ by the Sea United Methodist Church in Vero Beach, Fla., and a member of the Junior Service League in Independence and the PTA.

Terri was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her family came before anything else. She enjoyed helping other people.

Terri was preceded in death by sister Jane (Hedges) Sheffield.

She is survived by her husband of nearly fifty-six years, Ellis Storms, of the home; sons, Jeff Storms and wife, Eileen, Houston Texas, and Chris Storms and wife, Audra, Lake Lotawana, Mo.; sister, Marsha Shephard and husband, Dale, Lone Jack, Mo.; brother, Jay Hedges and wife, Julie, Kearney, Mo.; grandchildren Alec, Megan, Austin and Michael; and many other family members.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.speakschapel.com.

Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel, 816-252-7900.
Published in The Examiner on June 13, 2018
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