Byron Terry Sr
June 9, 1925 ~ November 30, 2011
Funeral services for Byron Terry Sr., 86, of Hughes Springs, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, December 2 at Calvary Baptist Church in Hughes Springs with the Rev. Ron Dyess officiating. Burial will follow at Hughes Springs Cemetery under direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. of Hughes Springs. Mr. Terry will lie in state Thursday afternoon and evening and the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. He died Wednesday, Nov. 30 at a Hughes Springs nursing home. He was born June 9, 1925 in Snyder to Alvie and Eva Boon Terry. Mr. Terry was a charter member of Calvary Baptist Church, a Gideon, the Masonic Lodge of Hughes Springs and he had served in the US Merchant Marines. He was former owner of Terrys Real Estate and Insurance, and he started the Hughes Springs Dairy Terry, and the Exxon station in Hughes Springs. He was a cattle rancher and avid hunter and fisherman. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law Byron Jr. and Lesa Terry of Hughes Springs; two daughters and sons-in-law Lou Ann and Denny Jones of Nacogdoches and Debbie and Mike Burke of Midland; a brother and sister-in-law Harold and Peggy Terry of Hughes Springs; five grandchildren Jennifer and Damon Proctor, Terri and Robert Pease, Dwight and Kristy Jones, Russell Burke, Lauren and Thomas Johnston; six great grandchildren J.D., Anna and Claire Pease; Adalee and Walker Johnston; and Andrew Proctor; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be left to Calvary Baptist Church in Hughes Springs.