July 15, 2024
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 Milton Uliss Terry

1951 – 2024

A memorial service for Mr. Milton Uliss Terry, 72, of Alba, will be held at a later date. 

Mr. Terry died on Sunday, June 23, 2024, in Quitman. He was born on November 18, 1951, in Alba, to Uliss Fields and Audie Evelyn Wright Terry. 

He lived most of his life in Alba. He served four years in the US Army. He loved to tinker and make things using his welder. He also loved playing with his grandchildren. He was a man of principal. He spoke his mind and had a very giving heart. He worked as an automobile mechanic. He could not sell a thing, but he could sell his stories to all.

Mr. Terry is survived by sons, Jeromy Terry and fiancé Christine Dorsett of Haslett and Casey Jones of Mineola; daughters, Melanie Nash and husband Kenneth of Waxahachie and Natasha Carriere and husband Todd of Waxahachie; six sisters, Robbie Schneidwind of Grand Saline, Peggy Young of Arp, Linda Burton of Alba, Carolyn Gary of Alba, Candy Redding of Colony, and Debra Creecy of Golden; eight grandchildren, Mercedes, Jacob, Madelyn, Abigail, Nicholas, Hailey, Valentine and Lenore; one great-granddaughter, Elli; honorary son and daughter-in-law, Eric and LaLa Marcum; and numerous other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Verniece Gilliland, Jane Curtis and Margie Killgo; brother, Alton Terry; and an infant brother.