The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Friday, June 8, 2012 at the Josh B. Gibson Center, Roger Street, Buena Vista, Georgia. Interment will follow in the New Prospect Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Pineville Road, Buena Vista, Georgia. Elder Arthur Franklin, Sr., assistant pastor of United Holiness Church, will officiate.
Alfred was born April 11, 1967 in Taylor County, Georgia to Robert L. Terry Sr. and the late Mary Julia Swanson Terry. He was preceded in death by his sibling Mitchell Terry. He was educated in the Taylor County public school system. He was employed with Powell Forestry as a heavy equipment operator.
He leaves to cherish his memories to his wife of twenty-four years, Rose Mae Mathis Terry, Buena Vista, Georgia; children, Frederick Sharrod Terry, Buena Vista, Georgia, Tiffany DeShae Terry, Buena Vista, Georgia; father, Robert L. Terry Sr., Tazewell, Georgia; siblings, Joyce S. Franklin (Jesse) Buena Vista, Georgia, Teddy R. Swanson (Sherrell) Buena Vista, Georgia, Mattie M. Terry, Columbus, Georgia, Patricia Ann Terry, Buena Vista, Georgia, Robert L. Terry Jr. (Lizzie) Columbus, Georgia, Mildred A. Terry, Buena Vista, Georgia; aunts and uncles, David Swanson (Luther Mae) Ellaville, Georgia, James Edward Terry (Rosie), Tazewell, Georgia, Ernest James Rogers, Ellaville, Georgia, Minnie Pearl Swanson, Ellaville, Georgia, Sylvia Swanson, Americus, Georgia, Bessie Brown (Lindsey) Macon, Georgia and Eva Harvey, West Palm Beach, Florida; Brothers-in-law and Sisters-in-law, Shirley Ann Mathis, Angela Herrington (Edward) Lisa Davis, and Joseph Davis (Pamela) and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends including a devoted nephew, Marcus “Bug” Irby Jr., Columbus, Georgia, and a devoted niece Zakhia Lyles, Ellaville, Georgia.
- Sheneka Swanson-Hudson(Friday, August 30 13 07:33 am EDT)
If you only knew how much we miss you, grandma, Carl and Mitch. We know you all is watching over us. Continue to R.I.P. Uncle and we will meet again. Love you!
- Lisa Hartage(Friday, June 08 12 11:40 pm EDT)
We are sorry to hear of you all loss and we send out our condolences to the Swanson and
- Melissa Rogers-Jackson(Friday, June 08 12 10:35 am EDT)
To Rose, Tiffany, Frederick, Robert and the family: I cannot begin to imagine what you all may be feeling. However, I do understand that you may now hold an unimaginable void. Please know that the Lord is with each of you and that Alfred is resting in the Heavens. May God continue to be with each you and I having been praying for you all and your strength and comfort every day. Blessings, Melissa R-Jackson
- Cheryl BBD' Ellis(Wednesday, June 06 12 06:21 pm EDT)
You All Are In My Prayers.Keep Looking To GOD Whence All Of Our Help Cometh. Zelma and Cheryl Holt-Ellis And Family
- Monae Mckenzie(Monday, June 04 12 07:54 am EDT)
You will be truly missed. R.I.P. Uncle Alfred!
- Cyndi McKenzie(Monday, June 04 12 05:41 am EDT)
Our hearts are sadden because of the void. I know that you would tell us not cry because God has set you free of all your pains and all your worries. You will truly be missed Uncle Alfred but you will live in our hearts forever.
- Angela & Woodrow Terry, Locust Grove, Ga.(Sunday, June 03 12 01:21 pm EDT)
I was so sadden to hear of the passing of my cousin Alfred...he will be greatly missed...We are praying for peace and comfort for the family during this most difficult time. Allow God's love to comfort you when times get hard and allow Him to remind you of the wonderful memories you hold in your hearts to cherish forever. We love you all.