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Gordon Terry
Birth: Oct. 7, 1931
Decatur
Morgan County
Alabama, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 2006
Spring Hill
Maury County
Tennessee, USA

Musician. He first played at the Grand Ole Opry when he was 9, along with his father and two brothers as part of "Floyd Terry and his Young 'Uns." He joined the Opry at age 19, remaining there for 8 years while recording a few solo singles on various labels. His biggest hit was "Wild Honey," released in 1957. He recorded with notable Country Music Hall of Famers Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Ray Price, Bill Monroe and Lefty Frizzell. Also trying his hand at acting he played in western movies, and appeared in the show Sky King. Terry was a former president of the Reunion of Professional Entertainers. He was a member of the Fiddlers' Hall of Fame. (bio by: Elizabeth Reed) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Floyd Clarence Terry (1908 - 1977)
  Stella Prudence Fuller Terry (1908 - 1998)
 
 Spouse:
  Virginia Elizabeth Russell Terry (1929 - 2017)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harold F Terry (1927 - 1984)*
  Felton Dawson Terry (1929 - 1993)*
  Gordon Terry (1931 - 2006)
  George Dewey Terry (1947 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Lawrence Memorial Gardens
Moulton
Lawrence County
Alabama, USA
Plot: Eternal Peace-M/29#2
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Apr 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13913175
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