Jean Watt Terry, 89, beloved
mother, the widow of Forrest Franklin Terry, went home to be with the Lord,
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at The Village of Summerville.
Mrs. Terry was born the
second daughter of James Kirkpatrick Watt and Jean Tait Watt. She
was a graduate of Nelson Senior High School and Southeastern Business College
in Atlanta. She was a faithful and dedicated member of Trinity United
Methodist Church where for over 50 years she taught an adult Sunday School
Class. She was a proud and active committee member of Rosemary 195
of the Order of the Eastern Star for 56 years. Her greatest accomplishment
and joy was that of devoted wife, loving mother, and cherished grandmother.
For it is written, “Her children rise up and call her blessed; Her husband
also, and he praises her” (Proverbs 31:28).
Jean and Forrest were married
on August 19, 1947 and celebrated 53 years together. Their home was
blessed with: three children, Robert F. “Bo” (Michele) Terry, Susan
T. Gaston, and Martha Fowler; six grandchildren, Forrest, Jessica, Elizabeth
“Tait”, Jean, Allie, and Zachery; and three great-grandchildren, Finn,
Henry, and Addison. She is also leaves behind extended
family: a sister-in-law, Donnie Wilcox of California; very
special nieces, Linda, Nancy, and Jane; several nieces and nephews on the
Terry side of family in Georgia; and her Tait and Watt relatives in Scottland.
She was predeceased by:
her parents; her husband; and a sister, Mary W. Brown.
A Service of Death and Resurrection
will be 3PM, Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at Trinity United Methodist Church.
Interment will follow in the Andrews Memorial Cemetery directed by the
Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
The Terry Family will receive
family and friends prior to the service from 12:30 – 2:00PM at the Andrews
The Terry Family would like
to extend a special “Thank You” to the staff at The Village of Summerville
who were her extended family for their love and care of their mother.
Memorial may be made to:
Trinity United Methodist Church, 205 South Rosemary Avenue, Andrews,
McKenzie Funeral Home is
honored to serve the Terry family.