Sarah Ellen Terry

CLINTON — Sarah Ellen Terry, 58, Clinton, passed away at 7:50 p.m. on June 11, 2017, at Springfield Memorial Hospital, Springfield, Ill.

Sarah was born on August 18, 1958, Clinton, the daughter of John and Phyllis (Lange) Alwood.  Sarah was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother.  She took pride in her family, always putting others before herself.  Sarah will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by many for her generous spirit and affable nature.

Survivors include her husband, Michael T. Terry, Clinton; daughter, Christy (Thomas) Porter, Weldon, Ill.; daughter, Theresa Terry, Clinton; grandchildren, Malarie Terry, Kelsey Terry-Porter, Michael C. Terry, Gregory Terry-Porter, Steven Terry-Thomas; mother, Phyllis Alwood, Clinton; nine sisters and two brothers.

She was preceded to Heaven by her father, John Alwood and two brothers.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Sarah’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (, and/or Chronic Pain Research Alliance (

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