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Sylvester Creed "Buck" Terry
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1908
Chase County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1992
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA

Sylvester "Buck" Terry died November 14, 1992, at his home in Salem, OR. He and twin Sylvia were born December 16, 1908 to Alva and Louella (Dinnel) Terry in a sod house on a Chase Co., NE, homestead.

After his marriage to Carrie Fisher November 10, 1928 in Holyoke, CO, and birth of Leah, they lived with his parents, moving before LaVonne's birth. Wayne and Monte were born on a farm near Lyman.

They left Nebraska in 1948 for California, but relatives persuaded them to settle in Salem where Sharon was born. Buck retired from Boise Cascade shortly after Carrie's death in December of 1973. He married Juanita Wilson September 1974.

Survivors include wife, Juanita; daughters and sons-in-law, Leah and Sam Heinrich, Scottsbluff, NE; LaVonne and LeRoy Karsten, Sumner, WA; Sharon and Glenn Folkert, Salem; sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Shirley Terry, San Ramon, CA; Monte and Teryl Terry, Everett, WA; 19 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren; stepson and daughter-in-law, Don and Lois Wilson, Hillsboro; and one sister, Gladys Silvrants, Grant, NE.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, four sisters, wife, Carrie, and one grandchild.

Funeral was held November 16, 1992 in Salem with Al Craig, preacher, Market Street Church of Christ, officiating. Burial at Belcrest. Casket bearer grandsons: Chris Terry, Everett, WA; Sam Heinrich, Yuba City, CA; Mike Karsten, Tacoma, WA; Larry Heinrich, Englewood, CO; Shawn, Cary and Brandon Folkert, Salem.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Alva Ansel Terry (1869 - 1932)
  Louella I Dinnel Terry (1872 - 1965)
 
 Spouses:
  Carrie Etta Fisher Terry (1910 - 1973)
  Juanita Leona McCallister Terry (1915 - 2005)
 
 Children:
  Sylvester Wayne Terry (1938 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Robert Terry (1893 - 1929)*
  John Everett Terry (1894 - 1986)*
  Hazel Bessie Terry Powell (1897 - 1984)*
  Ethel "Mae" Terry Miller (1900 - 1973)*
  George Clayton Terry (1903 - 1987)*
  Alice Myrtle Terry (1905 - 1924)*
  Sylvia Jane Terry Moody (1908 - 1985)*
  Sylvester Creed Terry (1908 - 1992)
  Gladys Marie Terry Silvrants (1912 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Belcrest Memorial Park
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Jeri Herbert
Record added: Apr 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108433771
Sylvester Creed Buck Terry
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