Teresa Susan Tennison “Teri”, 50 of New Smyrna Beach died peacefully Monday, July 11, 2011 with her husband and family by her side. Teri was born July 9, 1961 in Kansas City, MO. She and her husband, Orin moved to New Smyrna Beach in 2000. Teri worked as an Air Traffic Controller in Louisiana, San Juan, and Daytona Beach retiring after 26 years of service. She is survived by her loving of husband of 25 years, Orin; parents, Susan and Michael Swortwood of New Smyrna Beach; sister and brother-in-law, Cathy and Terry Lucchi of Pittsburg, KS; brother and sister-in-law, Mike and Jane Swortwood of Ashgrove, MO; nephew and niece, MJ and McKenzie Swortwood of Ashgrove, MO; numerous other family members and her adored. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations be made to CCFAW.org (Concerned Citizens For Animal Welfare) or your local favorite animal charity. A Memorial Mass will be held 11AM, Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New Smyrna Beach.