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Official Obituary of

Terri L. Wilburn

April 8, 1958 ~ February 27, 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Terri Wilburn Obituary

Terri L. Wilburn, 65, Greenfield, IN passed away on February, 27, 2024 in Fort Wayne, IN. She was born on April 8, 1958 in San Antonio, TX.

Survivors include mother, Sharon K. (Haun) Wilburn; sister, Sheri L. Wilburn; nephew, Jesse (Carrie) Mitchell; great nephews, Eric & Joseph Mitchell; great niece, Kaylee Mitchell. The family would like to acknowledge her dear friend Kathie Dawes for her unwavering friendship over the years since college and taking on the roll & giving Terri exceptional and loving care during her illness.

Preceded in death by father, Donald Wilburn.

Terri graduated in 1976 from Greenfield Central High School.

She then attended Indiana Weselyn University (Marion College) and graduated in 1980 where she earned her Bachelors of Science in K-12 Physical Education/Health.

In college, she excelled as a 3 sport athlete in field hockey, basketball, and track. She received an award specifically named after her for her tremendous offensive play in field hockey. The "Willy Award" was given to a player each year thereafter.

 Terri spent years as an IHSAA referee.

She then went on to become an umpire for traveling softball associations. Then became State Umpire in Chief for the NSA/USFA softball organizations. She made many friends along the way.

 Terri retired from the City of Wabash after 30 years of service. She moved to Arizona where she taught Physical Education/Health full time.

 She was a member of the Greenfield VFW.

 Terri enjoyed spending time with her family, staying busy, being outside, doing yardwork, even working on the farm in her younger years. 

 She had a huge heart and would do anything for her friends and those she loved.

Per Terri's request, there will be no service.

To honor Terri and her great love for animals, please consider making a donation to Greenfield-Hancock Animal Management or your local shelter.

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