The memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 3, 2014 at Shelton Temple Church of Christ, 5th Street, Buena Vista, Georgia. Elder Charlie Kelley, Pastor, will officiate.
Mr. Terry was born November 20, 1940 in Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia to the late Lockett Terry and Ollie Dupree Terry. James was joined in holy matrimony to the former Rosa Swanson in January 18, 1962. To this union, they were blessed with seven children. One son, Ronnie Swanson, preceded him in death.
James joined the Concord Holiness Church of Schley County. He was employed as a Foreman for Lester McNichols Farm and later Pulpwood with Chuck Johnson Pulpwood Company. He later became the owner of Terry’s Straw Company.
He is survived by his wife of fifty-one years, Mrs. Rosa Swanson Terry, Buena Vista, Georgia; six children, Rosa Mae Bryant (Larry) Buena Vista, Georgia, Carrie Terry, Atlanta, Georgia, Eddie James Terry, Emma Terry Stewart, Bennie Terry, all of Buena Vista, Georgia, and Veronica Terry of Albany, Georgia; fifteen grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; siblings, Robert Terry, Buena Vista, Georgia, Ernest James Rogers, and Luther Mae Swanson (David), all of Ellaville, Georgia; aunts and uncles, James Dupree, Ellaville, Georgia and Sarah Richardson, Ideal, Georgia; sisters-in-law and brothers–in-law, Minnie Pearl Swanson and David Swanson, both of Ellaville, Georgia, Sylvia Swanson, Americus, Georgia, Eva Harvey, West Palm Beach, Florida and Bessie Brown (Linsey), Macon, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and a devoted friend, Jimmy Smith, Buena Vista, Georgia.
- Your son, Eddie Terry(Tuesday, February 25 14 10:23 pm EST)
RIP, Daddy, I hoping to see you again in the Feast of Tachnacles, as God said in Zehariah, 12:14. I know you are not watching over me, or cannot even read the message or hear me. Oh, how, I wish you could.
- Woodrow & Angela Terry(Wednesday, January 01 14 12:59 pm EST)
R.I.P. Cousin Ed you will be missed! Praying that God continues to strengthen our family during this time. Loving my family!!!
- JEFFERY ROGERS(Sunday, December 29 13 04:03 pm EST)
LOVE YOU UNCLE GONNA MISS YOU AND TO THE TERRY FAMILY KEEP THE FAITH AND ALWAYS LOVE ONE ANOTHER TO THE END LOVE YOULL
- Mariah Fowler(Saturday, December 28 13 10:19 pm EST)
Emma Terry Stewart & Family.
Thinking of you during this difficult time. May you find comfort in you many memories of your love one and all he meant to you. Just remember Jesus Cares for you.
With deepest sympathy.
Curtis & Mariah
- Dewayne Bryant(Friday, December 27 13 07:47 pm EST)
Rip Granddaddy Your Grandson Dewayne Bryant
- Cathy Battle Thornton(Friday, December 27 13 06:14 pm EST)
Emma Terry Stewart & Family,
I am sorry for your loss and may God be with you and give you strength in the days ahead.