July 21, 2016
Date of Service: July 26, 2016
Interment Location: Masonic Garden
Terry W. Miller, age 79, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, July 21, 2016 from the Franklin Woods Community Hospital. Terry was born in Carter County to the late Willie and Mary Murray Miller.
Terry was a graduate of Elizabethton High School, Class of 1955. He worked as a barber for over 53 years and was a member of Sims Hill Christian Church. Terry was a member and past Master of Hampton Masonic Lodge #750 F & AM and an honorary member of Watauga Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed being with his grandchildren and eating and fellowship with his friends at the old Bus Station and Hardees.
Those left to cherish Terry’s memory include his loving and devoted wife of 53 years, Patsy Davenport Miller, of the home; his daughter, April Lloyd and husband Jason, of Elizabethton; two grandchildren – his grandson, Nathanael Lloyd and his granddaughter, Hannah Lloyd, both of Elizabethton. Several cousins also survive.
A service to honor and celebrate the life of Mr. Terry W. Miller will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Monday, July 25, 2016 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Mr. Bret Jones, Minister and Pastor Jamie Ferguson, officiating. Music will be provided by Patty Hodge. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Monday; or at the residence at other times.
The graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Jack Lloyd, officiating. Active pallbearers will be Shelby Miller, Larry Miller, Mack Henry, Dennis Guinn, Aaron Lloyd, and Robert Perry. Honorary pallbearers will be Lawrence Hodge, John D. Snyder, Alan Jarrett, Bill Hampton, Luther Arrowood, Mac Merritt, Dick Fair, all of his Masonic Lodge brothers, and his many friends and customers over the years and his church family. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, to go in procession.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the 3rd Floor ICU Nurses and Staff at Franklin Woods Community Hospital, especially Miss Phyllis.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to the Building Fund at Sims Hill Christian Church, 206 Sims Hill Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or the Building Fund at Chinquapin Grove Baptist Church, 1727 Chinquapin Grove Road, Bluff City, TN 37618, in Terry’s honor.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the Miller family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 543-4917.