May 26, 1981 ~ June 1, 2019

Born in: Pikeville, KY
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

Terri Lilly Sizemore, 38, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019.

A native of Pikeville, KY, Terri was a daughter of Loretta Sites Howard and Leon Alfred “Al” Lilly, Jr. and wife Trudy.

Mrs. Sizemore was preceded in death by her brother, Leon Alfred Lilly, III. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Terri’s smile, hugs and laughter were contagious to all. Her husband and children were her world and she was so proud to be a mom. She loved pictures, the beach, riding motorcycles, music, and her family. She loved to encourage others and lifted the spirits of everyone she met with a hug and a smile.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, William Chandon “Chan” Sizemore; sons, Isaac Samuel Sizemore and Jamison Tyler Sizemore; sisters, April Harris and husband Kenneth, of Kentucky, and Samantha Robertson and husband Tony and Taylor Messer, both of Fletcher; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The Celebration of Terri’s Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday in the sanctuary of Trinity Baptist Church with Pastors Dr. Ralph Sexton, Jr., Nathan Hawkins and Zach Cicillian officiating.

Her family will receive friends at the church for two hours prior to the service beginning at noon.

In lieu of flowers, Terri’s family asks that memorials be made to the Celebrate Recovery Ministry at Trinity Baptist Church, 216 Shelburne Rd., Asheville, NC 28806.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.


Celebration of Life: June 8, 2019 2:00 pm

Trinity Baptist Church of Asheville
216 Shelburne Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806


Visitation: June 8, 2019 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Trinity Baptist Church of Asheville
216 Shelburne Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. 2 Peter 3:8
    8) But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.
    Thoughts, prayers and love for the whole family, and peace for their grief.

  2. Sending love, hugs and prayers. Take each special memory and cherish it. Terri will live on in your hearts forever. May loving hands reach down to comfort you. So sorry for your loss. God Bless You All.

  3. You was such a beautiful lady and you will be sadly missed Iโ€™m your cousin Connie Bowen Rest In Peace beautiful….

  4. Chan Iโ€™m so sorry for your home going of your precious wife and Mother of your precious sons You all are in my thoughts and prayers She will be missed but Iโ€™m glad we will see her again ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

  5. Our hearts are broken for you, Chan, the boys, and your entire family. You are all in our prayers. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

  6. Rest easy beautiful Terri you will be missed by many. words can not describe what you meant to me I will cherish your friendship forever.

  7. Terriโ€™s smile will be greatly missed ! Her love for her family and her Savior was very much a light in this world …… ! Heaven gained a sweet angel …! Prayers for family

  8. How hearts are heavy. We will all miss Terri so much, but take comfort knowing sheโ€™s perfect and smiling right now in heaven with our Lord. We are praying for all of you and are here for you. God Bless you!

    With prayers & love,
    Robbie & Donna Treadway

  9. I love you, Terri! So happy for you, so sad for our loss. I will miss your sweet smile and ready hugs. Weโ€™re all praying for your family. Give my Justin a hug, and I will be hugging your boys for you. โค๏ธ

  10. Sending love and prayers to the Sizemore family.. So very sorry for your loss.. Heaven keeps getting sweeter every day.. Psalm 46:10 ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”

  11. I cant imagine how beautiful you are in Heaven. Your sweet soul while here was beautiful, delightful, and spirit filled! Everyone that knew you got to share in your light that you had for life! May we carry on from your light and always let ours shine. Im a better person to have known Terri, and I cant wait to see you again at the golden gates!

  12. Dearest Chan and boys God has a new beautiful Angel watching over you. May Jesus put a song in your hearts and comfort you and bless you. With loving prayers, James and Rita Register

  13. Terri will be greatly missed. She was an amazing person and I am blessed to have known her. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers and I am deeply sorry for your loss.

  14. Chan, my heart is breaking for your loss. I’m lifting you and the boys up in prayer and I know God will be with you and give you the comfort that you need at this time. All my love to you and your precious sons. We will see beautiful Terri again one glorious day! God bless your family.

  15. Praying for Chan and the boys and all the family. I had the pleasure of teaching Isaac in 3rd grade and getting to know Terri. Many prayers going up for the family.

  16. Praying for your family. Terri and I had a fun conversation in April at church. She was also telling me how she enjoyed helping with Celebrate Recovery.
    So sorry for your loss.

  17. Linda and Greg Skeens

    Sweet Chan, God has taken your precious baby that he leaves you with a heart that is full of love forever we know not one but when itโ€™s our time God will come and bring us to his person. I pray and lift up prayers for you and the boys. Love you so very much. If you need anything, want to talk or anything else , Call me.

  18. Words can not say ……I’m so sad ๐Ÿ’” I will miss u Terri I no u are up in heaven shining like a angel ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ ur Amazeing person mom wife an friend you will be missed by all watch over us an make sure u keep us in line shine on an shine bright I no in heaven u are jus as wonderful as u was here ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡

  19. Prayers for the family. I know Teri loved her husband and her boys. She was always so happy and glowing. I only knew her from her part time job but she was so much fun and could brighten any day. Heaven is one angel richer.

  20. I don’t think I can remember a time that I seen Terri without a smile on her face. She was just one of those people that could make your day better and brighter just by seeing her or talking with her….such a gorgeous person on the inside and the outside. I’m so thankful that I know this is not the end…I’ll see you again, sweet Terri๐Ÿ’™Praying for God’s comfort to all of the family. “For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.” ~Romans 8:18

  21. I felt connected to Terri the first time I met her because she had such a sweet, welcoming, kind, loving, accepting smile and heart! She was a beautiful blessing that God gave to this world out of His heart of love. I’m missing Terri now. I’ve been praying for her family and close friends. She is already missed.

  22. Absolutely a sweet girl, so sorry, always had a smile and a hug. What a shock. Prayers for Her Family, especially Her Boys, Bless Them. God just needed Her more.

  23. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all through this time. โค๏ธ

  24. Chan, May God’s Peace and love guide you in this time. The thoughts and prayers of my family will be with you.

  25. We are so sorry for your loss. Just know that we will keep you all in our prayers and that we can all take comfort in the fact that she is with our Savior who will comfort us today, tomorrow, and always!

  26. Terri i will miss your sweet smile and warm hugs you gave to me each time i saw you! You are only gone from our sight but oh how we miss you!!Too your family I loved Terri she was like a daughter to me.I am Praying for all of you.I pray God will bring your husband and two boy’s under his wings and comfort them….Rest in Jesus until we meet again my friend!!! Love You.!!!

  27. Sending love to the Sizemore family and praying God will give you strength and comfort. She sounds like such a dear, dear person. Wish we could have met her on our visits to NC, but plan to meet her in the future. With her precious smile, she will certainly be greeting everyone entering heaven.

  28. Terri always had a a smile, a wave, and a kind word when we saw each other. She was a beautiful soul and she will be deeply missed by all. Love and prayers to all of Terri’s family and friends.

  29. To the Size more Famil y. Our thoughts and prayers are with you . Remember God will never leave you and will give your strength during this hard time Buddy and Janice Cochran

  30. To all the Sizemores and other involved families, through all of these difficult times you experience, may the Name of Lord Jesus Christ be glorified again and again and your trust in Him continue without fail.

  31. Terri Renee it was a privilege to be your aunt and to be a part of your life. You will be missed and thought of often. My prayers are with your family and many friends.

  32. You were a great mom who loved her boys with her whole heart! Always smiling and such a sweet lady. You will be missed.

  33. We are so sorry for the loss of a beautiful soul. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all, during this difficult time. We will be praying that God will comfort you, with His never ending love. God bless the Sizemore family. Joyce and Buford Cook

  34. A beautiful soul , who lit up the room with her smile and warm loving personality . Always had a kind and encouraging word for all .

  35. I went to school with Terri. Our last names both started with L’s so we were always in the same classes. I saw her a couple of years ago when both our son’s were in the hospital at the same time. If I only knew then it would be the last time I would see her again. My heart goes out to her boys and her husband and to the rest of her family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  36. To the whole family we are so very sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Terri always had a smile on her face and the love she had for her husband and her boys was very evident.

  37. My heart has been heavy since hearing the news of Terriโ€™s sudden passing. Our children were in kindergarten together, and every time I saw her she always had a warm smile and such kindness. My love to her husband and two little guys, whom her adoration for shined brightly to everyone that knew her. I am so, so sorry for this incredible loss.

  38. Terri,
    I will forever miss you. I wish we would’ve gotten to spend more time together. I always looked up too you. I know one day we will see each other again. Until then I know your looking over. I miss you.

  39. So sorry for the loss of Terri, I only knew her for a short time. What I knew of her she was a very sweet person and a great friend. So glad I was able to meet her and see her sweet smile.

  40. I wasnโ€™t able to make it for your service, but you were always such a pleasure to be around. Smiling, laughing, and always positive. You were a friend, and will be missed.

  41. We are so very sorry for your loss. We were out of town and sorry to have missed the service. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers always.

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