Terry Southers

Terry Southers, 39, of Belleville, IL, born Friday, November 27, 1970, in Belleville, IL, died Friday, October 8, 2010 at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville.

Terry was a mechanic for many years. He was also an avis race fan, who especially loved old muscle cars. He was a practical jokester and loved to joke with his family and friends. He attended the Belleville Christian Center and helped out there regularly. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Surviving are his:

  • Mother: Ruth nee Russell, Southers of Belleville, IL
  • Father: Russell Southers of Caseyville, IL
  • Brothers
    • Jerry (Cindy) Southers of Belleville, IL
    • James (Fiance, Kylene) Southers of Bellevile, IL
  • Aunts
    • Joyce (Donald) Arnold
    • Judy Windeknecht
    • Arlene Wojda
  • Uncles
    • Stanley Russell
    • Jack (Patricia) Russell
  • Nieces
    • Rachel Southers
    • Renee Southers
  • Nephews
    • Tony Southers
    • Jordan Southers
  • Many cousins

Visitation: Friends may call from 11am to 12:30am Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 12:30pm from the Kurrus funeral Home for services at 1:00pm Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at Mount Carmel Cemetery Chapel, with Gerry Brandmeyer officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences left for Terry Southers:

    Terry is now at peace. To young to leave us. He is now with Granny. We will ALL meet again some time.
    We will miss you dearly.

    Karen Willcutt Belleville IL 62221

    My dear friend Terry:
    Our god has taken you home to reat high on that moutain, One day my friend we will meet again, keep a place in front of that old "heartbeat" - we laughed and we had many good times with our friendship, my dear friend Terry "Who'd You Be Today" - a great song from kenny chessney, I will never forget all the good times, thatnx for the great memories.. your at peace now...

    charles herbstreith belleville IL 62220

    As the angels gather around your laughter and the wonderful warmth you brought to the world, at peace you are as they ring out holy, holy is the lamb.. for my son has come home to be with me says jesus.. Great is the peace you feel no there is no more pain, It was great to have known you, you and your mom where there when I needed comfort from my fears, thanks for being a good friend..

    P.S. Hey Buddy If they left me It would be nice to let a little rubber blow off those wheels from that old muscle car of mine just for you, look down and you will see that old muscle car you love of mine "the white ghost" my 88 GTA --- you love that car...

    charles herbstreith belleville IL 62220

    Uncle Terry I miss you terribly. I know we'll see each other again someday, pick a nice house on the same street for me n jordy. With a nice 2 car garage :) I love you man. You were and always will be a very important influence on my life. I love you!

    Rachel Southers Cottage Hills IL 62018