CHAMPAIGN – Terry Wynn (Gauble) Moore, 60, entered into rest at Urbana on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, following a respiratory illness. Terry was surrounded by family members and friends when she passed away at the CCU of Presence Covenant Medical Center.
Terry was born July 9, 1952, at Santa Barbara, Calif., to Teddy R. and Marguerite (Irwin) Gauble, formerly of the Champaign area. Terry grew up in Urbana and later in Tolono.
Terry graduated from Unity High School at Tolono in 1970 and continued her education at Parkland College, studying Liberal Arts, psychology and electronics.
Terry was a mother and homemaker. She also worked in landscaping/environmental design, telephone sales and as a care giver. However, her most rewarding position was working with autistic children at Adler Zone Center, Early Learning teacher, Spec. Ed. counselor.
Terry resided in the Champaign area most of her life. She was an animal lover, supporting rescue and fostering missions. She adored infants and children, which led to her work with autistic children.
Flowers, gardening, sewing and crochet were among her interests, as well as poetry and art. She loved old books and had wide reading interests.
Terry had a special love for St. Jude Children's Hospital and maintained contact with some that she met there.
Terry enjoyed many types of music, and had a special appreciation of Irish folk music. Terry followed Joyce Meyer Ministries at home and deeply appreciated friends who went to church with her. Terry enjoyed decorating her home, and welcoming friends and "little visitors."
Terry is survived by two sons, Joshua Moore of Southern California and Nicholas Moore McCabe and his wife, Cassie, and their daughter Alana, also of Southern California. Terry is also survived by a sister, Sharon Newman of Indiana; a brother, Ted Gauble of Missouri; a sister, Trish Gauble of Illinois; and a sister, Kelly Gauble of Kentucky.
Terry was preceded in death by her parents, Teddy R. and Marguerite Gauble.
A memorial reception will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel and Crematory, 1900 Philo Road, Urbana.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, the American Lung Association, the Autism Society of America, Joyce Meyer Ministries, or any charitable cause where people love people.
Condolences may be offered online at www.renner-wikoffchapel.com.