Mildred Ruth Terrell, 97, of Paris, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Sunday Aug. 2, 2020, at Paris Community Hospital, Horizon Health. She was the secretary for Edgar County Supply and Illini FS for 25 …
Mildred Ruth Terrell, 97, of Paris, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Paris Community Hospital, Horizon Health. She was the secretary for Edgar County Supply and Illini FS for 25 years. She also worked at Kook and Link Drugstore and Equity Creamery.
In keeping with federal mandates, the service is limited to immediate family only. Burial is in Edgar Cemetery. Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Mrs. Terrell was born April 3, 1923, the daughter of the late Isaac and Elizabeth Belt Allen. She married Rollie E. Terrell April 15, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo., and he passed away Dec.15, 1989.
She is survived by her niece, Martha (Fred) Alwardt of Paris; her nephew, Keith Phelps of Sun City, Fla.; her great-nieces, Melinda (Wade) Harrison of Homewood, Ala., Lisa “Tedi’ (Donovan) Edwards of Oswego; her great-great-niece, Sidney Edwards; and her great-great-nephews, Wyatt Harrison, Graham Harrison, Cody Edwards, Tate Edwards and Gage Edwards. All of whom were the pride of her life.
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Galena and her husband William Phelps, Jeanette and her husband Joseph Fletcher and Dale Hedrich.
Mrs. Terrell was a 1941 graduate of Paris High School and a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Grace Lutheran CDC.
Online condolences at www.stewartandcarrollfuneralhome.com.