Mrs. Thelma Elaine Best Terry, 70, of Cave Spring, passed away Monday morning, August 12, 2019 in a Rome hospital surrounded by her family
Mrs. Terry was born in Hardeeville, S.C. March 4, 1949, a daughter of the late Lawrence Best, and the late Elaine Jones Best Lindsey. Mrs. Terry moved to Cave Spring in 1965 with her family, and was married to Danny Terry on January 17, 1969. She was associated with several Rome area companies including Zartic, Trend Mills, and Marglen Industries. Mrs. Terry was also associated with the City of Cave Spring for several years prior to her retirement.
Mrs. Terry was a member of the Oak Hill Church of Christ.
Mrs. Terry is survived by her husband of 50 years, Danny Terry; by two daughters, Mrs. Lawrie Holder (Thomas) of Coosa, and Ms. Amy Herod of Cave Spring; by five grandchildren, Lindsey Sills (Paul), Bubba Boyd (Darrah Barker), Emory Herod (Cody Dobbs), Major Holder, and Coralee Holder, and by two great-grandchildren, Aspen Lawson and Colin Sills. Her step-father, Gerald Lindsey of Rome; her sister, Mrs. Dee Simms (Billy) of Cave Spring; her brother, Larry Best (Sandra) of Cave Spring along with many nieces and nephews that she loved as her own also survive.
Funeral services for Mrs. Terry were held Thursday morning, August 15, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at the graveside of Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with her minister, Ron Vick officiating.
Pallbearers included Britt Simms, Dave Simms, Evan Simms, Donny Terry, Eddie Terry, and Cody Terry.
The family received friends at their residence.