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James Edward Terry

  • Birth 10 Apr 1922 Richmond County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 19 Apr 2012 Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 88916519

James Edward Terry

WADESBORO -- Mr. James Edward Terry, 90, died Thursday April 19, 2012 at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2012 at the Chapel of Leavitt Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Hunter, Jr. and Dr. Fred Senter officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Anson Memorial Park.

The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home Sunday and other times at the home.

James was born April 10, 1922 in Richmond County, a son of the late Elisha Clay Terry and Irene Gibson Terry. He was retired from the Allen Bennett Grocery Supply and following retirement worked at CMC Building Supply in Cheraw, SC.

A faithful member of First Baptist Church, Wadesboro, he was a member of the Baraca Sunday School Class and a veteran of the Untied States Army, having served during World War II. He was honored to share in the Veteran's Day Parade and Celebration in 2011.

Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Rosa Lee Hubbard Terry of the home; his daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Dr. Jimmy Sims of Polkton and Gilda and Benny Galliher of Wadesboro; his grandsons, Benny, Jr. and Deborah Galliher of Charlotte and Chris and Amy Galliher of Sanford; his great-grandchildren, Trey, Zuri, James and Brandon; his brother and sister-in-law, Francis and Johnsie Terry of Norwood and his sister, Margaret Houle of Statesboro, GA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Stan Sims and by his brothers and sisters, Fred Terry, Clay Terry, Jr., and Lena Russell.

James was a kind and caring man because he lived his life daily by God's golden rule.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 423, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or to Anson Rescue Squad, 208 E. Morgan St., Wadesboro, NC 28170 or a charity of donor's choice.

The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

Published in Charlotte Observer on April 21, 2012.

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  • Added: 21 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88916519
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Edward Terry (10 Apr 1922–19 Apr 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88916519, citing Anson Memorial Park, Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Lanie (contributor 47381115) .