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Dortha Maud Terry

Dortha Maud Terry
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October 21, 1926 -- Thursday, April 12, 2018
Visitation Information: Visitation will be held at 10:00 am Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Patton Funeral Home in Huntsville.
Service Information: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, April 16, 2018 at the funeral home with burial to follow in the Hebron Cemetery.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Biography:

Dortha Maud Terry, 91, of Macon, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2018 at the Macon Health Care Center in Macon, MO.

She was born October 21, 1926 in Chariton County, MO, a daughter of Fred and Sarah (Delaney) Welch.  On February 9, 1946 in Kansas City, KS, she married Vencil Elmo Terry who preceded her in death on December 27, 2016.

Dortha was a member of the Eldad Community Church.  She served as a pastor’s wife right along side her husband Elmo for more than 60 years.  Dortha enjoyed quilting, gardening, sewing, fishing and was a wonderful cook.

Survivors include one son, Lanny Terry (Dorsa) of Siloam Springs, AR; one daughter, Sherry Lee Terry of Macon, MO; two grandchildren, Sara Lucas (Tom) and Season Stonecipher (John); five great-grandchildren, Desmond Lucas, Conner Lucas, Madisyn Walls, Ty Walls and Connor Stonecipher; a special niece, Roberta Bristow of Triplett, MO.

In addition to both of her parents and her husband she was preceded in death by one daughter, Paula Sue Terry at infancy; two brothers, Howard and Lewis Welch; two sisters, Inez Welch and Mildred Washam. 

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