Jean Ann (Moore) Terry

December 4, 1931 ~ January 28, 2022 (age 90)


Jean Ann Terry, 90 of Eldon, Missouri passed away January 28, 2022 at Rock Island Village in Eldon, Missouri.  She was born December 4, 1931 in Benton, Illinois the daughter of the late James E. and Esther “Pat” (Burns) Moore.  On May 26, 1996 in Eldon, Missouri she was united in marriage to George William Terry who preceded her in death on September 8, 2000.

Survivors include,

Children, Mike Bever (Judy) of Eldon, MO; Patti Raynor (Pat Baumberger) of Columbia, MO

Step-Son, Roy Terry (Teresa) of the state of MO; Son-in-law, Kirk Chritton of Kansas City, MO

Six Grandchildren, Lauren Carender (Dan); Alli Weppner (Corey); Jessie Schetzler (Adam); Caitlin Bever; Sarah Jane Bever-Chritton (Nate); Patrick Bever-Chritton; Step Granddaughter, Stephanie Graham

Five Great Grandchildren, Grant, Connor, Ezekiel, Willa, Emery, Madison, Jolynn, Anthony and Brody

Two Nieces, Jennifer Wood (Bill) & Carrie Cox (Josh)

Sister-in-law, Carol Moore

Along with her parents and husband, Jean was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Jo Bever and a brother, Jim Moore.

Jean grew up in Benton and moved to Dyersburg, TN her freshman year.  She graduated from Dyersburg High School in 1949 and then went on to graduate from Murray State College in Kentucky in 1953 where she earned her Bachelors of Science degree.  She was a member of the Etterville Christian Church and volunteered for many years at the Eldon South School reading to children.  Jean enjoyed life to the fullest and her greatest love and accomplishments were her family and friendships. 

Visitation will be Friday, February 4, 2022 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO. Funeral Service will be Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Philips Funeral Home with Adam Schetzler, Minister officiating.  Private Family Interment at the Eldon City Cemetery will be planned at a later date.

Memorials in her name are suggested to Mwangaza International or the American Heart Association.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.   


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February 4, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

Funeral Service
February 5, 2022

10:00 AM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

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