Doris Terrell Crook passed away at DeKalb Community Hospital on November 23, 2014, at the age of 84.
Doris was the third child of Robert and Lucille Herndon. She is preceded in death by her father Robert R. Herndon and her mother Lucille Herndon; her husband Bernice E. Terrell, father of her two sons David R. and Terry W. Terrell; her husband W.C. Crook; her son Terry W. Terrell; and her brothers James C. and Russell Herndon.
She is survived by her son David R. Terrell (Vicky) of Smithville, TN; grandchildren Justin H. Terrell (Emily) of Fairburn, GA, Roth Terrell (Jessica) of Smithville, TN, Julie Puryear (Charles) of Memphis, TN, and John Terrell of Chattanooga, TN; great grandchildren Kate Puryear of Memphis, TN, and Sadie Lynn Terrell of Fairburn, GA; and a host of other relatives.
In addition to being a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, she was a loyal friend to many. Her faithful caregiver and friend for many years was Christine Bain of Smithville, TN.
Her later years were spent as a very active family member of the Webb House Assisted Living in Smithville, TN.
As a Christian by faith, she was a member of the Smithville First Baptist Church for more than 70 years, and she served on the nursery and friendship committees for many years.
Dr. Justin H. Terrell will be officiating. The service will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 am at the Smithville First Baptist Church. Visitation will be held on Monday, from 2-8 pm at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home and Tuesday from 10 am until the service time at 11 am at the Smithville First Baptist Church. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, gifts can be given to the Smithville First Baptist Church TV ministry.