Bennie Terry

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : November 14, 2012

Services for Bennie Bernice Terry, 85, of Gun Barrel City, were held Nov. 12, 2012, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel with Rev. Mike Adalian officiating.
Terry was born July 12, 1927, in Amarillo, to Viola and George Swindell and died Nov. 10, 2012.
She was Baptist by faith, a member of Legendary Baptist Church and a faithful prayer partner. She was a foster mother to 57 children throughout her lifetime and was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard Terry, sisters Bonnie Lockwood, Mary Edith Mullins, Nina Whitaker and great-grandson Joel Whatley.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Jane Marshall, of Mansfield, La.; son Ricky W. Terry Jr. of Gun Barrel City; granddaughter Lori Whatley and husband David; grandsons Chris Marshall and wife Stacey, Jonathan Marshall and wife Marie; great-grandchildren Joshua, Blake, and Ashley Whatley, Brittany and Aryonna Marshall; nephew Bill Whitaker; one future great-grandson; several stepbrothers and sisters; other family members and many friends.
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