NORTH BENTON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Teri J. Axline, 71 of North Benton, Ohio passed away at her home on October 15, 2023.

She was born in Akron, Ohio on September 26, 1952 the daughter of the late Mahlon and Francis Craft. 

She was a 1971 graduate of Ellet High School.

She enjoyed making different kinds of crafts, spending time with her family and friends.

She was a member of the Sebring American Legion Auxillary and past member of the former Sebring VFW.

Besides spending time with her family she also worked in various customer service oriented jobs because of her love of being with other people especially her former husband.

Teri is survived by her children, Stacey George and Shawn Axline; three grandchildren, Joseph, Ashleigh and Brena; a brother, Thomas Craft and stepchildren and stepgrandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Axline, whom she married on November 20, 1980 and passed on November 3, 2018 and a brother, Tinker Craft.

A Celebration of Life will take place at the Sebring American Legion from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 11, 2023.

Inurnment will take place in Rittman at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by the Gednetz-Ruzek & Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Friends and family may sign the guest register online at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Teri Jean (Craft) Axline, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Friday, October 20 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.