Salon 15

Kimberly Terrell

January 20, 1974 ~ December 15, 2021 (age 47)

Obituary

Kimberly, who was affectionately known as ‘Teacher’ and Kim was born at Martland Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey to Marsha Terrell and the late Alfred Reeves on January 20, 1974. She was the youngest of six children.

"Teacher" grew up on South 11th Street of Newark, where she attended Camden Middle Elementary School and West Side High School. In her early adult years, Kimberly started her journey to healthcare by getting certified to be a Home Health Aide, then pursued her education to become a CNA. 

Kimberly was the revered mother of Chiquita and Khalise Terrell, and devoted grandmother of Kaiyan Smith, who were the center of her world. She loved to cook, spend birthdays, and holidays with her family and ‘bestie’ Khalise Blanding. Kim will always be remembered for her radiance, her beautiful smile, genuine and outgoing sense of humor. She spoke her mind, which was favored by many that loved her and enjoyed being in her company.  

Kimberly enjoyed working as a CNA at Care One of Morristown, New Jersey. She took pride in doing her dream job of caring for the elderly and helping those in need. Her one of kind personality left a lasting impression on everyone she had a chance to meet. She was outspoken and didn’t hesitate to stand up for herself or the people she cared for.  

Kimberly was tough and she battled with asthma for as long as she could. Kimberly is predeceased by Brother, Letha (Leech) Terrell and Sister, Sherry Terrell.  She leaves to cherish her unforgettable memory: Mother Marsha Terrell-Williams, Siblings: Gloria Terrell, Leslie (Pinky) Terrell, and Nicole Terrell. Her children Chiquita Terrell and Khalise Terrell, grandson Kaiyan Smith, lifelong friend and co-parent Khalise (Kas) Blanding. A host of Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces & Nephews, Cousins and Friends. Beloved friends from Garden Spires on 1st Street. Her coworkers & patients at Care One and friends from her road to recovery.   

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 6, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Good News Sounds of Pentecost Ministries
455 South 10th Street
Newark, NJ 07103

Celebration of Life
Thursday
January 6, 2022

11:00 AM
Good News Sounds of Pentecost Ministries
455 South 10th Street
Newark, NJ 07103

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