The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 3, 2013

Terry Nourie


DANVILLE — Terry Nourie, 65, of Danville, passed away at 4:35 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at North Logan Health Care Center in Danville.

He was born July 10, 1947, to Donald Nourie and Peggy Joyce Brazeal in Danville.

Terry married Dianna Willett on July 1, 1967. They later divorced, and she preceded him in death in 2012. He married Carol Drollinger on November 19, 1989, in Danville. She survives.

Other survivors include sons, Donald Nourie of Rantoul, Robby (Teresa) Nourie of Rantoul, Jeremy Nourie of Mason, Ohio, and Kevin Drake of Danville; daughter, Kelly Drake of San Diego Calif.; grandchildren, Derrick Muck, Joseph Muck, Ami Walters, Ryan Colleen, Billy Johnson, Kyle Nourie, Heaven Nourie, Cheyenne Drake and Emily Nourie; great-grandchildren, Jayden Muck and Armand Quinn Jr.; brothers, Kelly Crisp, Gary Crisp, Mike Grimes and Richard Nourie; and sister, Anita Vanoteghen.

Terry was preceded in death by his parents, brother Mark Grimes and an infant sister.

Terry worked for General Motors in its melting department until his retirement from the plant. He was a drag race enthusiast who volunteered his time as a Little League coach. He had an appreciation for a good cup of coffee shared with friends and above all else loved spending time with his family.

As per Terry’s wishes he is to be cremated and a memorial service will be 2-4 p.m. Friday, April 5, at South Side Church of the Nazarene of Tilton, with Pastor Phil Jackson officiating and burial at a later date. Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville, handled the arrangements.

Memorials may be made in Terry’s name to a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be left at

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