Teresa Griggs

Alton | Saturday, July 10 2010

Teresa Griggs, age 51 of Alton died at 10:50 pm on Saturday, July 10, 2010 after her brief battle with cancer, at her home with her family by her side.

She was born in Alton on June 7, 1959 the daughter of the late Carlos and Betty (Sebastian) Gillis. She was preceded in death by her husband Jerry Griggs.

Teresa had trials and tribulations, both physically and mentally her whole life, but through it all she was a loving mother and sister.

She is survived by her daughter; Jennifer Griggs of Alton, two sons; Sean Griggs and his wife Katie of Alton and Anthony Griggs of Alton, one brother; Ronald Gillis and wife Mary of Gillespie and three sisters; Toni Hagen and husband Renny of Jerseyville, Vicky Shlemmer and husband John of Mountain Home, Arkansas and Julie Jacobson of Alton.

A memorial visitation will be from noon until 2:00 pm on Tuesday at Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Online guestbook and additional information may be found at

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