35 years in love

It was just a normal day for Terry and Beth, Beth got up to go to work and Terry stayed at home, bored and looking for something to do.  Terry was diagnosed with MS when their daughter Amanda was 5 years old but continued to work until he couldn't bare the pain anymore. He was always in pain, but always willing to do anything for his love.  Beth had asked him to get the watermelons from the garden, weather was starting to get cold. He did as she asked, just like any other day to help keep his mind off the pain and keep himself from going nuts in the house from not having anything to do. Terry hasn't worked since 2008. 

Terry had been complaining that he wasn't feeling great, but on this day, he had a heart attack while bringing the watermelons back to the house.  Terry passed away on October 11, 2018.  

Beth had to work every day to keep life going for the two of them. Terry did his best to do things around the house for her. They didn't have any life insurance, they don't have any savings, they only had each other. And now Beth is left to fend for herself and all of the bills.

Beth and Terry were so in love. These two showered together every night for the last 33 years. They were two peas in a pod. It was amazing to see these two together and see the love they had for each other.

Terry would have given the shirt off his back for anybody. He had such a great soul.  He was a loving Husband, Dad, and Grandpa.
We are asking for donations to help with the cremation costs and the memorial service for Terry.  Right now, with not having any money she is unable to do this last thing for her love.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Amanda Tidwell 
Rockford, IL
Martha Tidwell 
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