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James "Jimmy" Braxton Terry

August 6, 1939 — August 23, 2023

Siler City

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James "Jimmy" Braxton Terry, 84, of Siler City, passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2023.

Jimmy was born in Siler City on August 6, 1939, to Thomas Braxton and Gretchen Green Terry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Mendenhall Terry and infant son Virgil Lee Terry.

Mr. Terry was a truck driver for many years. He was a prolific cook, griller, and homemade ice cream maker for his family. He loved to joke and tell tall tales.

Jimmy is survived by his daughter, Kathy Terry of the home; multiple cousins, and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Terry will lie in repose on Saturday September 2, 2023 from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm. The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 pm on Sunday September 3, 2023, at Rocky River Baptist Church, and the funeral service will follow at 3:00 pm with Dr. Greg Burris officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House in Chapel Hill and American Legion Post 305, P O Box 662, Snow Camp, NC 27349.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is serving the Terry family.

Online condolences may be made at www.smithbucknerfh.com.

 

 

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