Teri Ann (Thomas) Barnhart, 56, of Gresham, passed away at home on October 6, 2022 of natural causes. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Allen Thomas and Dolores Maye Hergert Thomas and dear friends Bob and Laverne Spears. Teri is survived by her daughter, Sarah Barnhart, to whom she was devoted; Heidi (Spears) Sutter, her dearest and lifelong friend; and her former husband, Jonathan Barnhart, who took care of her as her health declined in her final years.
Teri was born on December 28, 1965 in Portland. She attended Grant High School and worked as a cashier at Rite Aid for many years. Teri grew up attending Hinson Baptist Church with her parents and later, with her husband. She loved to travel, laugh, and dance, and she enjoyed shopping with her daughter, especially finding treasures at Goodwill and at yard sales.
A private viewing for family and friends was held at Gresham Memorial Chapel on October 12. Inurnment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery and Mausoleum in Gresham in November.