Betty J. Terhune

Died: Thu., May 4, 2017


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Thu., May 11, 2017
Location: Angelus Memorial Chapel

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., May 12, 2017
Location: New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., May 12, 2017
Location: New Faith Missionary Baptist Church

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Betty Joyce Terhune was born September 22, 1946 in Prichard, Alabama to the union of James Randle (whom preceded her in death) and Alma Johnson. She was the youngest of four siblings; James, Wallace James and an additional sibling, whom al preceded her in death. Betty accepted Christ at an early age, acknowledging Him as Lord and Savior. Betty was educated in Chicago, Illinois where she attended Dunbar Vocation High School. She majored in sewing and became a gifted seamstress, everyone knew that sewing was her passion. She graduated from City Wide College and received her CNA certificate and obtained employment with Cook County Hospital and the University of Illinois. On October 19, 1966, she married the late Alan Terhun, from this union came two children; Renada Terhune and Arminta Terhune. She took pride in being a mother and loved her family deeply. Betty Terhune exchanged time for eternity on Thursday, May 4, 2017. She leaves to cherish and honor her life; her mother, Alma Washington of Chicago, IL; daughters, Renada Terhune and Arminta Terhune, both of Chicago, IL; grandchildren, Artemius, Martinez, Craig, Darius, Chrissa, Asia, Lance, Adrina and Dontae and a great granddaughter, Marianna; and a host of nieces, family and friends.

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