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Terri L. Peters

May 19, 1966 — May 31, 2023

Gibson City

Terri L. Peters



Terri L (Bryant) Peters, 57, of Gibson City, passed away at 1:33 a.m., Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at home. Visitation will be held 10:00am – 12:00 pm Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at Rosenbaum Funeral Home, Gibson City. Funeral services will follow at 12 p.m., with Pastor Gary Fairchild, officiating. Burial will be at Drummer Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made GC Lions Club, (benefiting Lions Leader Dog Program or local vision and hearing), or Tree of Life c/o Drummer Township Cemetery.


Terri was born May 19, 1966, in Danville, Il., a daughter to David and Sandy McElhaney Bryant. She married James (Jim) Peters on September 27, 2008, in a rural country style wedding at their home in Gibson City.


Terri is survived by her best friend and soulmate, Jim Peters of Gibson City, Four sons:

Greg (Marissa) Snider of Centerton, Arkansas; Tom (Sarah) Snider, Fisher, Il.; Matt (Stephanie) Peters, Skokie, IL.; and Christian (Lauren) Peters, West Lafayette, IN.; Three precious grandchildren, Jasper, Madison, and Jadan, which she absolutely adored. Brother Scott (Rita) Bryant, Danville, IL., Sister, Julie Bryant, Danville, IL, Her two "fur babies", Dutton and Saki, and many Bryant and McElhaney cousins of Illinois.


Terri graduated from Danville High School, with a passion for playing the violin, with which she traveled Europe with the "Traveling Minstrels." Terri raised and showed "Min-Pin" dogs and was instrumental in establishing "Min-Pin Talk". She was a talented artist and photographer, and enjoyed photographing animals, nature, and people. Dedicated to service with the Gibson City Lions Club, Terri set up and maintained their website, and Facebook page, doing meeting write ups and photography of local, District 1 BK, and MD1 Lions State conventions.


A loyal Cubs fan, Terri did enjoy going to Busch Stadium in St Louis, a divided family there was.

Terri was extremely Patriotic, with a love for decorating, whether for Memorial Day, 4th of July, or her most cherished was Christmas, especially putting up her Grandmas Christmas tree, ornaments, and antique dolls. Terri had worked at County Market Gibson City, as General Merchandise Department Manager, also Big R in Gibson City as Merchandise Department Manager, mostly remembered as "The Chicken Lady", taking care of and carrying around baby chicks. Terri loved her country, family, friends, and life, openly giving of her opinion, as she saw fit, and she will greatly be missed by all that knew her and her Love for life!


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