February 24, 2016
Date of Service: February 27, 2016
Interment Location: Dogwood Section
Terry A. Pearce, age 48, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from his residence, following a courageous battle with cancer. Terry was a son of Pat Burton Pearce, of Elizabethton and the late Charles E. Pearce. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his triplet brothers, an infant, Timothy Pearce and Tommy Pearce, in 2010.
Terry had lived in Carter County most of his life and was of the Christian faith. He enjoyed attending the Elizabethton Twins baseball games, working out at the gym, crafting and working on his computer.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 25 years, Lisa Bowers Pearce, of the home; his mother, Pat Burton Pearce, of Elizabethton; a brother, Chuck Pearce and wife Teresa, of Elizabethton, TN; a nephew, Joshua Kyker and wife Toshia, of Jonesborough; a great nephew, Mason Kyker, of Jonesborough; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Verl and Mae Bowers, of Roan Mountain; a brother-in-law, Billy Bowers, of Roan Mountain; a niece, Breanna Franklin and husband Joey, of Roan Mountain; and a great nephew, Tristan Franklin, of Roan Mountain; a special aunt, Mary Glasstetter; and two special pet dogs, Corey and Mindy.
A service to honor the life of Terry A. Pearce will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Saturday, February 27, 2016 in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Mr. Terry Dugger, minister and Rev. Kenneth Bewley, officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Saturday; or at his residence at any time.
The graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be coaches and staff of Elizabethton Twins Baseball team. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton at 12:15 on Sunday, to go in procession.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to the family, to help with final expenses.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Avalon Hospice and nurse, Mary Phillips, and his caregivers from Silver Angels, Peg Jones and Sue Combs for all the love and care extended to the Pearce family.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at our website,www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the Pearce family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 423-543-4917.