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Evealine Bernice Terry

1929 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Evealine Bernice Terry Obituary
Evealine B. Terry

Born: Jan. 19, 1929; in Morris, IL

Died: July 28, 2014; in Morris, IL

Evealine Bernice Terry, age 85, of Morris, passed away Monday morning July 28, 2014, at Park Pointe Healthcare in Morris.

Born January 19, 1929, in Morris, Evealine was a daughter of the late John and Sadie (Johnson) Dell. She was raised in Morris, Minooka and Lisbon and graduated with the Morris High School Class of 1947.

Evealine was employed in banking for 51 years, of which 40 years was spent working with Grundy Bank, and 11 years at Bank of Shorewood. Prior to her career in banking she worked as a secretary at Morris Community High School for one year. She was a former member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Morris and Messiah Lutheran Church in Joliet. Evealine loved taking care of her cats, gardening and crocheting, and her world revolved around her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include two children: Brian Terry of Crest Hill and Heidi (Greg) Litchfield of Morris; four grandchildren: Jessica Jones, Josalyn (Curtis) Smith, Kenneth Litchfield and Kyle Litchfield and two sisters-in-law: Margaret (the late Everett) Dell of Morris and Vernette (the late Herman) Dell of South Carolina, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Evealine was preceded in death by her parents; husband Kenneth Terry; daughter Peggy Terry; great grandson Christopher Smith; two brothers: Everett and Herman Dell, and one sister Selma Jones.

Visitation and video tribute will be held on Friday, August 1, 2014, between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at Reeves Funeral Home, 408 East Washington Street (one block East of Illinois Route 47) in Morris. Funeral services will follow Saturday, August 2nd at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home with Reverend Dr. Roy Backus officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Morris, where Evealine will be laid to rest with her daughter.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Evealine's memory to her family for their distribution.

Friends may sign the online guest book or send private condolences to the family by logging onto: www.ReevesFuneral.com

Arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Morris. 815-942-2500

Published in The Herald-News from July 30 to July 31, 2014
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