CRESAPTOWN — Sherman F. “Steve” Terrill, 79, passed into eternity on May 13, 2014, at his home. Steve suffered a stroke in July 2011, and shortly thereafter learned that he had metastatic prostate cancer. For three years he fought a brave battle and never complained.
Born on Jan. 6, 1935, in Kansas City, Mo., he was the son of the late Gladys (Carlisle) and Simeon Fred Terrill. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Bonney, Brack, Eugene, and Jack Terrill, as well as four sisters, Viola Zito, Ella Granata, Alberta “Terry” Martin and Claire Berlendy.
Surviving are his loving and devoted wife, Barbara Jean (Summerfield) Terrill; his precious daughter, Maria Lynn Wilkerson and husband Kenny of Magnolia, Ark.; and a sister, Delores McKinzy and husband Iris of Lumberton, Texas. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jeff May and wife Susan, Jeremy May and wife Nicole, and Jennifer Mixon and husband Toriano all of Arkansas. His four greatgrandchildren, include Claire, Noah, James, and Jayden May also of Arkansas. Also surviving is a special nephew, Ed Smith and his wife Mandy, and Brittney, Mat, and Lanndyn; and a treasured niece, Becky Goldsworthy and husband Paul of Cumberland; a sisterin- law, Dorothy Smith and husband Buddy of Rawlings. Also, sharing the family’s grief is his dear friend and voluntary care giver, Tom Cook and his wife Dona of Cresaptown; and Steve’s extended family, the Carl Rosenberger family of Cresaptown.
Friends will be received at Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A. (www.scarpellifh.com) in Cresaptown, on Thursday, May 15, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home in Cresaptown on Friday, May 16, 2014, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Leo Lavin officiating. Friends will be received at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral services.
Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Carl Rosenberger, Tom Cook, Paul A. Goldsworthy, Paul F. Goldsworthy, Kenny Wilkerson, Mat Ritchey.
The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the Salvation Army and military honors will be accorded at the graveside by Fort Cumberland Post 13 American Legion.