September 5, 1953 - November 3, 2021
Terry Lee Cole, 68, of Pana, IL, died at 1:04 am, Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at Decatur Memorial Hospital. Born on September 5, 1953 in Decatur, IL, he was the son of Jerry Ferris and Veda Bell (Kretsinger) Cole. He was a master upholster for Standard Aero in Springfield, IL. and served with the Macon County Police Department for 4 years. He was a member of Maranatha Church, Decatur, IL. He was an avid golfer and loved spending time with his family at their camp site in Shelbyville. On March 22, 2003 he married the former Cindy Eads in Macon County, IL. Surviving are his wife; children, Michael (Michelle) Eads of Springfield, IL, Eric (Kim) Briggs of Pana, IL, Becky Hardy (Jason) of Decatur, IL, Tasha Hardy (Kevin) of Decatur, IL, Jason, Lisa and Caroline; numerous grandchildren; a sister, Connie Hoffman of Decatur, IL; mother-in-law, Nellie Barrett of Riverton, IL; brothers-in law and sisters-in-law, Bill (Bert) Eads of Albuquerque, NM, Dale (Sue) Eads of Arlington, TN, Phil Eads of O’Fallon, MO, Cathy (Alan) Suhling of Springfield, IL, John (Cindy) Eads of Godfrey, IL and Jim (Rhonda) Eads of Westfield, IN; numerous nieces and nephews and his dog, Spanky. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 pm, Sunday, November 7, 2021 and from 9 to 11 am, Monday, November 8, 2021at Maranatha Church 555 West Imboden, Decatur, IL. Funeral service will be held at 11am at the church, with Pastor Doug Lowery officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL. Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Gent Funeral Home in Alton are in charge of services.
Terry Lee Cole, 68, of Pana, IL, died at 1:04 am, Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at Decatur Memorial Hospital. Born on September 5, 1953 in Decatur, IL, he was the son of Jerry Ferris and Veda Bell (Kretsinger) Cole. He was a master upholster... View Obituary & Service Information
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