Teresa Marie Pelham, 60, of Smithville passed from this life on Saturday, Jan. 22, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro.
Teresa was born Thursday, March 2, 1961 in McMinnville, the daughter of the late William Ross Dyer Jr. and the late Linda Fay Boyd Dyer. Teresa is survived by her husband Rodney Pelham, three grandchildren Braven, Collee, Axton, two nephews Steven and Dakota Swallows, sister-in-law Belinda Keener and husband Paul, mother-in-law Annie M Pelham, special daughters, Joyce Simmons and Angela Anderson, special friends, Angel Barrett Johnson, and Larry Gannon, many other family members and friends also survive.
In addition to her parents, Teresa was preceded in death by her sister Mary Katherine Swallows, grandparents, William Ross Dyer Sr., Ethal Morgan Dyer, Jessie E. Boyd, and Dola Argo Boyd, father-in-law Riley Pelham, and brother-in-law Earl Dybdal A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Morrison Cemetery with Danny Barnes officiating. Interment will follow at Morrison Cemetery The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27, at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at gardensofmemoryfuneralhome. com. Gardens of Memory is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 26, 2022