Mr. Alton Terry, better known as “Al” or “Tex” was born on August 26, 1952 in Robeson County, North Carolina to the late James and Thelma Terry. Al departed this life to eternal rest on Sunday, April 01, 2018 in Matthews, North Carolina. Al was preceded in death by his sisters, Annie Mae Woods and Dorothy Patterson and his brother, Andrew Terry.
Al attended the Public Schools of Roberson County, North Carolina and graduated high school in 1970. Al worked for many years at the Red Springs Mill. Al was also a truck driver and DJ in his later years. Al enjoyed detailing cars, the sound of motorcycles and just taking rides about his business around town. But most of all, Al loved his family and spending time with them.
Al joined in Holy Matrimony with Catherine Davis on August 11, 1972 in Dillon, South Carolina. To this union, three children were born.
Al was a member of St. Joseph Miracle Revival Center. He confessed his life to Christ and loved to talk about the Goodness of Jesus. He served as a member of the Male Choir until his failing health. Al was a beloved husband; father, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend.
Funeral services are as follow: Viewing on Friday, April 6, 2018 at the LE Floyd Funeral Home from 2pm-7pm and the Homegoing Celebration will take place on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 11am at the St. Joseph Miracle Revival Center in Red Springs, NC with Apostle Anthony Buie, Officiating and the burial will follow immediately after the service at the St. Joseph Memorial Garden in Red Springs, NC.
Al leaves to cherish his fond memories: his wife, Catherine D. Terry, of the home; his two sons, Alton D. Terry “Andre” of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Brandon McLean of Red Springs, North Carolina, two daughters, Deaphne D. Terry “Nita” formerly of Petersburg, Virginia and Andrea “Shawn” Best (James) of Charlotte, North Carolina; one brother, James Terry (Margaret) of Waco, Texas; three sisters: Mary McNair (George), Elizabeth Williams, and Thelma I. Terry all of Red Springs, North Carolina; four brothers-in-law, Isaiah Davis, Jr. (Geneva) of Shannon, North Carolina, John D. Davis (Gwen) of Red Springs, North Carolina, Carl Davis (Kim) of Lumberton, North Carolina and Charles Davis (Tracie) of Red Springs, North Carolina; five sisters-in-law: Annie P. Haywood of Red Springs, North Carolina; Mattie D. Jacobs (Dallas) of Pembroke, North Carolina; Diane McNeill (John) of Shannon, North Carolina; Queen Graham (Ervin) and Betty Stocks both of Red Springs, North Carolina; a special cousin, Hollis Woods of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; thirteen grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.