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“Gloria, Terry Jr., Sheila & family,There are no words to express the sorrow we feel for the loss of your loved one. However find comfort in knowing...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Byron & Pat Howie - Springfield, IL

“So many years Dave and I worked with Terry at Central Baptist Church. Always he was a man with a gentle, serving spirit. Missed him and Gary so...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Carol Halteman Matheson - IL

“Gloria, Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jayne Krug - Springfield, IL

“Terry, my dear friend, I will miss you, but I have comfort knowing I will see you again in our Father's house in Heaven. Gloria, I lift you up to...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Sue Powers - Buckhart, IL

“May the God of all comfort be with you at this time of grief. May all his memories stay close to your heart. Psalms 46 : 1 Joanna ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Joanna sitz


Terry Wilson, Sr., 72, of Springfield, passed away at 12:59 a.m. on Friday, September 25, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center.

Terry was born August 4, 1943 in Springfield, the son of William K. and Jewel Stephens Wilson. He married Gloria Judd on March 14, 1964 at Capital Christian Church. They recently celebrated 51 years of marriage.

Terry was a graduate of Feitshans High School. He retired from Central Baptist Church after 30 years of dedicated service. Terry was a member of South Tower Community Church in Dawson, where he served as Deacon. He was a faithful servant of Jesus Christ, and his life was a living testimony of his faith. Terry was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and touched so many lives with his kindness and compassion. Terry Wilson made a difference!

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria of Springfield; son, Terry (wife, Kelly) Wilson, Jr. of Greenview; daughter, Sheila Wilson of Virden; his beloved grandchildren; sister, Gladys Bumgardner of Dawson; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

Visitation will be held at South Tower Community Church (1350 South Tower Rd., Dawson, IL) on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. with a Memorial Service to immediately follow at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Charlie Carver officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Terry L. Wilson Sr. Memorial Fund, c/o Bank of Springfield, 3400 Wabash Ave, Springfield, IL 62711.