Erica Lynn Terrell

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Services for Erica Lynn Terrell, 29 will be held Thursday, August 4, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church on Trinity Road in Pineville. Visitation will be at the church from 11 a.m. until time of the service at 2 p.m. with Reverend Darryl Hoychick officiating. Music will be provided by Erica’s great aunt, Tonnette Ducote. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Ball, under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria.

Erica’s life ended far too soon in a highway accident in Pineville on July 31, 201. She was born in Alexandria on July 24, 1982 and attended St. Francis Cabrini Elementary School. She was a graduate of Aiken High School in Alexandria and attended LSU-A. Erica attended The North Boulevard Family Church. She loved playing the piano and was musically gifted. Erica was a loving and compassionate person to all, and she loved her children deeply. She enjoyed family gatherings, friends, and helping those in need.

She was preceded in death by her paternal great-grandparents, Milton and Clara Conrad, Wheeler Thomas and Edith Bell Terrell; her maternal great-grandparents Mondell and Ola Ducote and Herman and Grace Richie and her maternal grandfather James “Jackie” Ducote.

Those left to mourn her loss and cherish her memory include one son Landon Michael Terrell; one daughter Gracelynn Mae Shockley; father Harry Lynn Terrell; mother Cynthia Cespiva and her husband Brian; three brothers, Jason Conrad Terrell, Brian Cespiva II and Brandon Cespiva; paternal grandparents Harry and Melvalyn Terrell; maternal grandmother Shirley Richie; one special cousin Braden Ducote; two special friends David Ducote and Brandon Shockley; and several aunts and cousins.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Jason Terrell, Brandon Shockley, Jody Rasch, Scott Terrell, Ken Cox, Terry Riche, Camille Gravel and Josh Nessmith.

Eternal rest granted unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.

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Source: August 3, 2011


Pelican Footnote: Erica’s maternal grandmother, Shirley Riche, was a 1956 graduate of EHS.