BLOOMINGTON Barbara Ann Terrell, 77, Bloomington, passed away at 6:40 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2009, at Bloomington Hospital.
Born August 25, 1931, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Paul and Dora Jewell (Jeffries) Houchin.
She had been employed at K-Mart, 3-D, and Cook, Inc.
Barbara was a member of the Southside Christian Church and resided in Bloomington most of her life. She was an animal rights activist and a long time supporter of animal rights organizations. She respected our earth and was a good steward of the earth. Barbara loved animals and had tamed several raccoons and deer that lived near her home. She was kind and loving toward everyone she met. A flower and plant expert, she had worked for local nurseries and enjoyed maintaining her own garden. She was a rock hound and made jewelry out of her finds. In the 1970’s she was a member of the Indiana University Geology Club.
Teresa West and husband, Jerry, Bloomington
Paul Terrell, Bloomington
David Terrell, Bloomington
C. Michael Terrell and wife, Barbara, Columbia, Tennessee
Garrett J. West and Kelly West, Bloomington
Micky Terrell, Ft. Payne, Alabama
Christie Terrell, Bloomington
Katie Terrell, St. Louis, Missouri
Frances Mesarosh, Dayton, Ohio
Her parents preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Brother Craig Moore officiating.
Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.