Teryl Ashley Roberts Norwood

A Celebration of Life for Teryl Ashley Roberts Norwood, 28, of Burlington, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at the American Legion in Perry, KS. A graveside service will be held prior to the celebration at 10:00 a.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery in Lecompton, KS. The family will greet friends from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday, September 14, 2015 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. She died September 10, 2015 at her home.

Teryl was born January 20, 1987 in Topeka, Kansas the daughter of Ken E. Norwood and Connee Calvin Norwood.

She graduated from Perry-Lecompton High School in 2005, where she was named Prom Queen, Class Clown, and the Life of the Party. She also attended Emporia State University and had studied early childhood education. She worked as an Au Pair for a good part of the past 7 years. Teryl had a wonderful way with children, and she brought immense joy and much laughter to every life she touched.

Survivors include her son, Dylan Hanson of Burlington, KS; her mother, Connee Norwood of Perry, KS; her father, Ken E. Norwood of Lecompton, KS; her brothers, Caleb Wasson of Topeka, KS; Carl “C.J.” Fritz of Grantville, KS; her sisters, Kelli (Lowell) Flanner of Lecompton, KS; Caren (Brian) Gottstein of Glendive, MT; Amber Norwood of Wellington, KS; Angelina Castaldi of Manhattan, KS; her grandmother, Louise Norwood of Lawrence, KS.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Headquarters Counseling Center and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.




9 Condolences

  1. Linda Tochtrop on September 13, 2015 at 5:30 pm

    I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

  2. Jan and Gary Faimon on September 13, 2015 at 8:30 pm

    Sincere condolences for your loss. Prayers for all the family.

  3. Richard Gantz on September 14, 2015 at 2:06 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. praying for you and your family.

  4. Debbie Walburn on September 14, 2015 at 8:39 am

    Connee and family,

    You are in my thoughts and prayers. Words cannot take away the pain but know that God is there for you now and in the future. You have many family members and friends that are here to help you in any way we can.

  5. Ken and Barb Ward on September 14, 2015 at 9:44 am

    Ken, we are so sorry for your loss. Will see you this evening.

  6. Melanie Bell on September 14, 2015 at 8:04 pm

    So many prayers happening for you all!

  7. Teryl Herman on September 15, 2015 at 11:13 am

    I would like to offer my condolences to the family of Teryl. It is so very difficult to lose one in the prime of life. May her love and joy for life live on in those she has left behind. May God embrace you all with His peace and comfort. Sincerely, from another Teryl

  8. John and Sharon Walburn on September 15, 2015 at 6:48 pm


    So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  9. Fred Shirk on September 27, 2015 at 8:22 am

    Kenny, so sorry for your loss of such a young daughter, prayers to you and family.

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