Welcome to the memorial page for

Crystal Marie Terrell-Poll (Homrich)

November 9, 1920 ~ April 6, 2017 (age 96)

Crystal Marie Terrell-Poll (Homrich), age 96, went to be with her Lord, Thursday, April 6, 2017.  She was born November 9, 1920, the eldest of seven daughters born to Theodore and Ethel (Pitsch) Homrich. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Terrell - retired Postmaster and her second husband Don Poll; her parents; sister Loraine; nine brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law. 

Crystal was a lifelong resident of Byron Center and a lifelong member of St. Sebastian Catholic Church.  She was a lector and Eucharistic Minister at church and took Eucharist to residents at the manors and to shut-ins.  Crystal volunteered her services to various organizations.  Crystal retired from Byron Center Post Office with over 30 years of service.  Crystal was a true example of love and faith to her family. 

She is survived by her children Jeffrey (Sally) Terrell, Beverly (Bob) Baird, Kathy (Ron) Wycoff, Larry (Donna) Terrell, Randy (Darlene) Terrell; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; five great-great -grandchildren; sisters Bernice (Carl) Church, Sally (Cecil) Sturm, Viola Shoemaker, Donna Ketelaar, Lee Roersma; many nieces, nephews and step-daughters Marie (Michael) Tomaszczyk, Donna (Tom) Steele; and step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.  Also survived by Don’s brother, Carl Poll who was a good friend and faithful visitor in her time of illness.  Additionally, survived by Don’s sister-in-law, Joyce Poll. 

The family would like to thank the caregivers at Byron Manor, First and Main and the Faith Hospice team. 

Visitation with the family will be held from 3 – 7:30 pm, Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Cook Funeral Home - 2067 84th St SW, Byron Center with a prayer Vigil beginning at 3 pm followed by the Rosary at 7:30pm on Sunday. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am Monday, April 10, 2017 at St. Sebastian Catholic Church (historic) – 9408 Wilson SW, Byron Center, MI.   Msgr. William Duncan and Msgr. Gus Ancona will be officiating.  Interment will be at St. Sebastian Cemetery. 

In honor of Crystal, contributions may be made to St. Sebastian Catholic Church Building Fund or Faith Hospice.  The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at www.cookcares.com.

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Sebastian Catholic Church
9408 Wilson Ave. SW, Byron Center MI 49315
Web: http://www.stsebastianmi.org/

Faith Hospice
2100 Raybrook Avenue, SE, #300, Grand Rapids MI 49546
Tel: 1-616-235-5100
Web: http://www.faithhospicecare.org/

 Service Information

April 9, 2017

3:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Cook-Byron Center Chapel
Byron Center, MI

Prayer Vigil
April 9, 2017

3:00 PM
Cook-Byron Center Chapel
Byron Center, MI

April 9, 2017

7:30 PM
Cook-Byron Center Chapel
Byron Center, MI

Funeral Mass
April 10, 2017

10:30 AM
St. Sebastian Catholic (Historical) Church
Byron Center, MI

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