Funeral services for George "Pickle" Terry will be at 1 p.m. Friday, July 10, 2009 at the Bayou Rouge Baptist Church with the Revs. David Trimbur and Gary Purvis officiating; music provided by David Townsend and Margaret Purvis.
Mr. Terry, age 88, of Evergreen, passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at the Rapides Regional Medical Center.
He was a member of the Bayou Rouge Baptist Church in Evergreen and chairman of the Cemetery Committee. Mr. Terry was a member of the Jerusalem Temple of the Scottish Shrine, a 50 year member of Masonic Lodge #326, Bunkie; and a 32nd degree Mason. He is a World War II veteran of the Army-Air Force sErving in the 90th Bomber Group.
He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Lula Clark Terry; four brothers, Adolphus J. Terry, William Brunson Terry, Jr., Dana "Mike" Terry, and Mervyn D. "Cotton" Terry; and two sisters, Lula Mae Terry O'Neal, and Rachel Terry Craig.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Mercedes Abney Terry of Evergreen; two daughters, Peggy Terry Pourciau and her husband George, and Carol Terry Shively and her husband Ken; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and many much loved nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday at Hixson-Ducote Funeral Home and 10 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Bayou Rouge Baptist Church in Evergreen.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bayou Rouge Baptist Cemetery, P.O. Box 236, Evergreen, LA 71333
The Town Talk, July 8, 2009
“Pickle” was a member of the EHS graduating
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Click here to view his graduating class at the 1983 Reunion http://www.evergreenla.org/PhotoGallery/Reunions/1983/EHS%20Class%20of%201940.JPG