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Terry Hope, Sr.

Terry Franklin Hope, Sr.

Saturday, October 7th, 1950 - Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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Obituary

Terry Franklin Hope, Sr., 69, of Murphysboro, passed away at 4:31 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2020, at his residence in Murphysboro.

Terry was born on October 7, 1950, in Greenville, Kentucky, to Otto Franklin Hope, Jr. and Barbara (Moore) Hope.

Mr. Hope served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam Conflict, obtaining the rank of Staff-Sergeant.

He had retired on February 1, 2013, from the Egyptian Electric as a maintenance lineman. He was a lifetime member of the I. B. E. W.

Mr. Hope was a member of Elm Street Baptist Church in Murphysboro.

He enjoyed fishing and hunting and he liked to watch TV shows like Barrett-Jackson Car Shows, but he especially loved spending time with his kids and grandkids.

Terry married Helen Ehlinger on November 18, 1972, in Springfield, Ohio, at the First Christian Church, and she survives.

Other survivors include two sons and their wives Terry Franklin Hope, Jr. and Kris Hope of Carterville, and John Jefferson Hope and Cindy Hope of San Antonio, TX;

two grandsons Christopher K. Hope of Granite City, and Trey Jefferson Hope of La Vernia, TX;

two great grandsons Christopher Franklin Hope and Conner James Hope, both of Granite City;

one brother Jeff Hope of Marion, IL;

and three sisters Sally Hope of Marion, IL, Tina Bernstein of Hot Springs, Arkansas and Melissa Gallip of Metropolis, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

His body has been cremated. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elm Street Baptist Church, in care of Pettett Funeral Home, 1418 South Street, Murphysboro, IL 62966. For more information, please visit www.pettettfuneralhome.com.
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His body has been cremated. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elm Street Baptist Church in care of Pettett Funeral Home, 1418 South Street, Murphysboro, IL 62966

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Deb Hudson

Posted at 11:09am
Terry: I was sorry to hear of the loss of your father. You have my heartfelt sympathy.
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Posted at 08:29am
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Cheryl Reel

Posted at 07:45am
I knew Terry from high school and had not seen him since then. I had a wreck out by the Lake of Egypt and he was the first one there right after it happened. He helped my mom out of the car. He was so much help. Very sorry for your family's loss. He was a great guy. Cheryl (Henson) Reel

“Sam” Thies

Posted at 02:56pm
Please accept my deepest sympathies. Terry was such a nice guy .. always a good tale to tell 😊 He will be greatly missed 😢
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Shirley Earwood

Posted at 12:45am
Many great Memories of Terry. My Dad his Uncle always brought him & Jeff Fireworks from Tennessee when we came to visit because they were not allowed in Illinois. My love & Prayers go out to the whole family. Much love from Tennessee. You were Loved by your cousin.
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