Obituary for Ralph Terry (1917-1985)
Troy Free Press, Troy, Lincoln County, MO.
From the clippings of John E. Meyer.
Ralph Kelly TERRY, long time Lincoln County resident, passed away in the Lincoln County Memorial Hospital early Monday morning, October 14, 1985. He was 68 years of age.
Funeral services for Mr. TERRY were held at 10 oclock Wednesday morning, October 16, 1985 from the First Baptist Church of Troy, with the Rev. Bill Combs in charge. Mrs. Arthur Schemmer was the organist and Mrs. Lowell Lampley was the vocalist.
Interment was in the Troy City Cemetery. Casket bearers were Orville HUTTON, Don BRYANT, Oscar FERGUSON, Murel SCOTT, Kenneth KINION and Neal TOEDEBUSH.
Mr. TERRY was born in St. Louis, Mo., January 12, 1917, the son of Ruben and Ethel KELLY TERRY. He was married September 12, 1941 to Miss Doris RICHARDSON of Troy. She preceded him in death June 6, 1985.
Mr. TERRY is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Beverlee) McDONALD of Blue Springs, Mo., one son, Dennis TERRY of Troy, five grandchildren and his mother-in-law, Mrs. Rose RICHARDSON of Louisiana, other relatives and many friends.
Masonic services were held at the Troy Chapel Kemper Marsh Funeral Home, Tuesday evening.
Mr. TERRY was retired from McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Corp. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a member of the Troy Masonic Lodge, AF&AM No. 34.
File submitted to HERITAGE PAGES of LINCOLN COUNTY, MISSOURI by Nancy Weller, 21 June, 2003.
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