Obituary of Terri Lynn Allison

Terri Lynn Allison

Terri Lynn Allison, age 59, resident of Springfield, MO, died Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at the Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, MO.

She was born October 6, 1960, in Fort Scott, KS, the daughter of Patricia Smith. She graduated from Fort Scott high school with the class of 1979. She married Michael Allison on April 5, 1985, in Fort Scott.

She enjoyed picking berries, talking on the phone, and decorating for every holiday. Terri’s favorite flowers were lilies. She took pride in helping others through Life Builder’s Outreach. She was a member of the Crossway Baptist Church in Springfield, MO.

Survivors include her husband, Michael, of the home; four sons, Brandon Smith, Gantier, MS, Michael Allison, Jr., Springfield, MO, Daniel Allison, Altoona, PA, and William Allison, Springfield, MO; two daughters, Stephanie Allison, Halltown, MO, and Heather Allison, Springfield, MO; five grandchildren; and an aunt, Della Dietrich, Kincaid, KS.

She was preceded in death by her mother and stepfather George Decker.

There was cremation. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Springfield. Memorials are suggested to the Terri Allison Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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