Marion- Lela M. “Granny” Terry, age 98, of Marion, passed away at 3:30am on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
Lela was born in Williamson County on December 31, 1920, the daughter of Raymond and Hulda (Harris) Talley. She married Guy E. Terry in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on December 10, 1939. He preceded her in death on April 23, 1992.
Mrs. Terry was a member of the Center Baptist Church in Crab Orchard. She was a homemaker.
Daughter- Brenda Hendrickson of Marion
Daughter- Guyla Terry of DuQuoin
Four Grandchildren- Terry and Connie Hendrickson
Jeff Hendrickson and Susan Whiting
Veronica Hendrickson and Tony Alsip
Aaron Guy Terry and Abigail Vancil
Six Great Grandchildren-
Jordan and Tayler Hendrickson
Tonya and Tim Mathews
Christina and Mike Jodon
Amanda and Travis Vickery
Eleven Great Great Grandchildren- Ellie Mathews
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son-in-law- Gary Hendrickson, sister- Letha M. McMurray, and sister-in-law- Ruth Richey.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with Pastor Chris Cutsinger and Pastor Greg Pavloff officiating. Burial will follow at Oddfellows Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held from 11:00am-1:00pm on Tuesday at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion.
For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to Center Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home; 800 N. Market Street; Marion, IL 62959.