Ethel Marie Allen Terry
1935 - 2019
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was the born to Milton A. Allen and Mattie E. Allen in Mounds, Illinois on May 24, 1935. She was raised in Gary Indiana, where she attended Lincoln Elementary and graduated from Frobel High School Class of 1952. Ethel attended St. Joseph College and majored in Childhood Education.Ethel joined Galilee Baptist Church where she served as President of the Women of Galilee ministry. She was an active member of Galilee until she became ill. Formally employed by Miss Gaye Hosiery in downtown Gary and U. S. Steel as a Laborer. Ethel was an entrepreneurial by nature, a great cook, community mother, child advocate/teacher. Ethel started the first 4H club in her community. Preceded in death by her parents Milton and Mattie Allen, children Maureen, Sharyl, Shonna and Brian. She now joined them in Eternal Life. Ethel is survived by daughter Kathy Kelly; one grandson Devin Williams Sr., and two great grandsons Devin Williams Jr. and Dylan Williams. Ethel's memory will be cherished by a host of friends and relatives. Visitation Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9-11:00am with funeral services immediately following at 11:00am. All services at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 West 11th Ave. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park

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Published in Post-Tribune on Apr. 27, 2019.
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April 29, 2019
Nothing but love is what she give, so more love I send to her.
April 28, 2019
I am sincerely sorry for your loss and my warmest condolences are extended to the family. God understands the comfort that we need when we lose a loved one. May you confide in Him always because His understanding is beyond measure. (Psalm 147:3)
April 27, 2019
Kat, I am so sorry for your loss. We go way back if there is anything that me or my family can do please let me know. Your mom was a funny dancing lady. She kept everybody laughing. Take care , call me. Sincerely. Classmate West Side. High. 74. Pamela Davis-Lewis .
Pamela Davis- Lewis
April 27, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Horace Matthews
April 27, 2019
I will miss her great kindness and loving spirit, ready willing and able to accommodate someone no matter what the situation or circumstance. Thank God for her and the loving Family. May God continue to be with you all always
Benita Rhymes
April 27, 2019
Terry family, my sincere sympathy to you. May your treasured memories continue to provide a measure of comfort and peace to the family. Please be strengthened from (Isaiah 61:1,2) our God "binds up the broken-hearted and comforts all who mourn"
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