Cheryl Angela Terrell, of Defiance, died Sept. 8, 2013.
She was born Aug. 19, 1945, in Toledo, Ohio, to Louis Barbour and Beulah Reed. She was later adopted by Dorothy and Thomas Porter. Shortly after attending Jesup W. Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio, she married the love of her life, Thomas E. Terrell, on July 6, 1963. He died on Dec. 24, 2000.
Preceding her in death were both sets of her parents, Louis Barbour and Beulah Reed (birth), Dorothy and Thomas Porter (adopted); her brother, Harold C. Porter; and her loving husband, Thomas E. Terrell.
Always and forever cherishing her sweet memories are her only child, Cheryl A. Terrell, and four grandchildren, Chandon R. Primas, Chyron A. Primas, Chchi E. Primas and Kendrick T. Watkins Jr.; her brothers, Scott, Lewis and Eric Barbour, William and Michael Spears; her sisters, Beverly Stephens-Davis, Louise Hunter, Rita and Carla Barbour, Stephanie Prowell, Leslie Spears, Debra (Marlon) Twyman and Lynette Barbour (Karl) Stephens; her special friends, Laverne Mosley, Beatrice Chamber, Sondra Hicks, Ruby Butler, Early and Zollie Mixon, Deborah McGaughey and a host of other relatives and friends. Once a Bulldog, always a Bulldog!
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at Galilee M.B.C Baptist Church, 1544 Ottawa Ave., Defiance. (419-784-1010).