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Theresa "Teri" Schwarz

Thursday, April 8, 2004

Born 2-23-1962 -- Died 4-1-2004

Theresa "Teri" Anne Schwarz, 42, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Sharon Fay Beasley Paradis and the late Thomas Alfred Paradis, Sr., was born Feb. 23, 1962, in Galesburg, Ill. She died April 1, 2004, in an automobile accident.

She spent her working years as a mother, grandmother, as a paramedic for Fulton and Randolph counties and a waitress.

Survivors include a son, Andrew Schwarz of Salem, two daughters -- Lori Paradis of Lee, Ill. and Tonya Schwarz of Salem, Ark.; a special friend, Richard Nelson of Salem; mother, Sharon Fay Paradis of Hinckley, Ill; three brothers -- Tommy Paradis, Jr. of Yorkville, Ill., Tim Paradis of Plano, Ill. and Ted Paradis of Hinckley, Ill.; three sisters -- Tammy Bittner and husband, David, of Pawpaw, Ill., Tina Pasha and husband, Sikander of Houston, Texas, and Tara Benninger and husband, Brian, of Yorkville, Ill.; granddaughter, Augusta Paradis Yeager of Lee, Ill.; six nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Tom Paradis, Sr.

A memorial service was April 7 at Barker Funeral Home Chapel in Salem with Gary Wallace officiating. Arrange-ments were under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.

A memorial fund has been set up at the Bank of Salem in her children's name.