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Robert Franklin Terry Sr., 96

McMinnville resident and White County native Robert Franklin Terry Sr., 96, was born Dec. 8, 1916 and died Jan. 15 at his residence following an extended illness.
A retired employee of Gould, United States Air Force veteran of World War II and member of Central Church of Christ, he was the son of the late Harvey R. and Mannie McBride Terry. He was married Feb. 16, 1942 to Mary Alice Bost Terry, who preceded him in death Aug, 24, 2002. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Brent Terry; great-granddaughter, Lakyn Adcock; sister Edith Louise Terry; brother Joe Terry; and half-brother Paul Terry.
He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Ruthie Terry of McMinnville; daughter and son-in-law, Louise and Glynn Womack of McMinnville; four grandchildren, Terri (Tim) Majors, Chris Terry, Glenna (Stan) Adcock and Matthew Terry, all of McMinnville; eight great-grandchildren, Brooks Majors, Toye Majors, Brock Majors, Tyla Adcock, Tia Majors, Landon Terry, Trace Adcock and Tenai Adcock; one great-great-grandchild, Bryce Majors and two half-sisters, Willene Kell of McMinnville and Cora Effie Buckner of Michigan.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at High’s Chapel with Lane Dix officiating. Burial will follow at Shellsford Cemetery with full military honors administered by American Legion Post 173 and VFW Post 5064. Visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 16, 2013


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