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Ethel Lee Terry

02/26/1933 - 04/23/2020

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Obituary for Ethel Lee Terry

On the morning of April 23, 2020, Ethel Lee Terry was carried home by the Lord. She departed this life after a short stay at the Village of Summerville Rehabilitation Center.
Ethel Lee Terry, was the daughter of Daniel James Lee and Lila C. Lee both preceded her in death. She was born and educated in the public schools of Cross, SC. She graduated from Robert High School in Cross, SC. She retired from the Medical University of SC after thirty years of service. She also retired from The Charles Webb Granny Program where she served for more than 20 years.
She was united in holy matrimony to Alexander Leroy Terry who preceded her in death. Mother Terry was baptized at an early age and became a member of Greater Joyner Temple Apostolic Family, Charleston, SC. She later became a Disciple of Shepherd’s House Outreach Ministry where she became one of the Church Mothers. She also served as a Communion Member serving communion on First Sunday's and serving on the Usher Board. In spite of her physical condition, she was faithful to her positions: and served as long as she could.
Mother Terry leaves to cherish her memories, daughters; Alfreda Randolph (Joe) and Jannay Terry. One son preceded her in death, Leroy Alexander Terry, her surviving siblings; Thelma Thorton, Martha L. Hughes (Joseph), Thomas Bennett, two brothers preceded her in death; Walter B. Lee (Annie Mae) and Charlie Lee (Eartha), grandchildren; Charles M. Terry (Shawntrelle), Octavia Townsend and Za’Quawn Carvalho (Andrew), two step grandchildren; Joey and Dana Randolph, great grandchildren; Devine R.A. Terry, Charlize Terry, Ayana Terry, Zanya Townsend, Milton Brown, Jr., ZyAza Butler, Autumn and Alexa Carvalho and a very special niece and caregiver, Geneva Pat Lee. The home going service for Mrs. Terry will take place on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 11:00 AM In The Leroy W. Hilton Memorial Chapel. Mrs. Terry will be laid to rest in Mother Emanuel Church Cemetery. The viewing for Mrs. Terry will take place on Monday, April 27, 2020 from 2PM to 5:00 PM at the funeral home. The service will be live streamed on Facebook.

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MAMA I AM MADE TO EXCEPT WHAT GOD ALLOWS. STILL TRUST HIM AND HE IS STILL YET WORTHY OF MY PRAISE. MAMA , I LOVE YOU BEND BUT NOT BROKEN (TEKA)
- ALFREDA RANDOLPH
My condolences to the family of Ethel Terry. I pray God continues to comfort and strengthen the family during this time of bereavement. May the many cherished and loving memories of Ethel continue to comfort her family and friends. A comforting thought is at Isaiah 25:8 "He (God) will swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces." May you all have calming and pleasant thoughts during this time. May you all have calming and pleasant thoughts during this time.
- Lisa

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