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Terrell C. Davis

July 19, 1979 ~ November 4, 2019 (age 40)


Terrell Carlos Davis was born on July 19, 1979 to the union of Walter Davis and Carmella McGee in Chicago, Illinois. Terrell’s family moved to Elkhart, Indiana in 1996 and then moved to South Bend, Indiana in 2018.

Terrell attended Wentworth Elementary and Paul Roberson high school in Chicago, Illinois. Terrell also attended Atterbury Job Corps and later worked at various industrial jobs as a forklift driver.

Terrell loved spending his time with his children; he loved taking his baby, Nyrielle to the park; playing chess with his son, Dantreon; and having long talks with his daughter, Dantreana. He also loved spending time with the love of his life Danielle “Nykki” Pearl. Terrell always kept us laughing and he always kept a smile on his face which will be truly missed.

On Monday November 4, 2019 at 9:30 am Terrell was called home to eternal peace with the Lord.

Terrell leaves to cherish his memory, his father, Walter Davis; his mother, Carmella McGee; longtime companion of 18 yrs, Danielle “Nykki” Pearl; two sons: Dantreon “Mister” and Marquis; three daughters: Dantreana, Nyrielle, and Aisha; four brothers: Tyshon, Tyron “Peanut”, Malik, and Keyshawn; three sisters: Carmelita, Zykeia, and Lashawn; stepfather, Keith Roby; two grandmothers: Viola Davis and Mary Davis; great-grandmother, Cammie Davis; three aunts: Dorothy (2nd mom), Trina, and Sheila; two uncles: Ronnie and Gary. He leaves to cherish also a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Terrell is preceded in death by his son, Dantrell; his aunt, Debra; his great-grandmother, Rosie Fikes; great-great grandmother, Viola Yates; and his uncles: Darryl and Jasper. 

May I Go?

May I go now? I’ve lived my life and done my best, an example I tried to be;

So now I take this step beyond, to set my spirit free.

I didn’t want to go at first, I fought with all my might!

But something seems to draw me now, to a warm and loving light.

You will have time to remember me and share your love and fears,

I know you're sad and are afraid, because I feel it in your tears.

I'll not be far, I promise that, and hope you’ll always know,

That my spirit will be close to you, wherever you may go.

Thank you so for loving me, you know I loved you too,

That’s why it’s hard to say goodbye and end this life with you.

Embrace me now, with your thoughts and let me hear you say,

Because you care so much for me, you’ll let me go today.

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November 16, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church
802 W. Garfield
Elkhart, IN

Funeral Service
November 16, 2019

11:00 AM
Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church
802 W. Garfield
Elkhart, IN

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