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 Wenonah Cleo <I>Dunn</I> Terry

Wenonah Cleo Dunn Terry

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Death 27 Nov 2010 (aged 90)
Burial Quay, Quay County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 62713225 · View Source
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Wenonah Cleo (Dunn) Terry, age 90, passed away at her home in Placerville, California on Saturday, November 27, 2010, following an extended illness.
Wenonah was born October 15, 1920, at Quay, New Mexico to Leonard and Bell Dunn. She had moved to California in the 30's during the Depression. She was a "Rosey the Riveter" during World War II to support the war effort. After that, she was mainly a homemaker, but still worked to help support her family by taking in ironing, babysitting,and cake decorating. She even sang and played guitar at "OKIES" in Casitas Springs. She and her husband moved back to Quay, New Mexico in the 1970's still raising two of her grandsons. In 2009, they moved to Placerville, California to be closer to her daughter.
Surviving Wenonah Terry is her husband of 60 years, Merton James Terry residing at the home in California; two sons, Danny Terry and Mike Terry; one daughter, Linda Tracy; 9 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.
Graveside services celebrating her life will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 10th in the Quay Cemetery, South of Tucumcari, New Mexico on NM State Highway 209.
Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home, Tucumcari, New Mexico, 575 461-3815.
Published in Quay County Sun on December 8, 2010


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  • Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62713225
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wenonah Cleo Dunn Terry (15 Oct 1920–27 Nov 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62713225, citing Quay Cemetery, Quay, Quay County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Bogard (contributor 46562702) .