Johnson City  — Elmer Lee Terry, 85, passed away June 9, 2009 in Fort Worth. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today at Crofts Funeral Home, 305 E. Elm St., Johnson City with Rev. Rusty Hicks officiating.  Interment will follow in Miller Creek Cemetery, Johnson City. Mr. Terry was born in Huckabay  to James Mark Terry and Dessie Le Bailey Terry.  Elmer proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy and was an active member of the Masonic Lodge in Johnson City.  He was preceded in death by his parents;  wife, Helen Gene Terry; their infant son; two brothers, M.D. “DinK” Terry and Freddie Terry; five sisters, Ruth Garner, Lucille Dickey, Mabel Rogers, Mavis Dickey, and Jewell Hartsfield.  Mr. Terry is survived by his two daughters, Audrey Keck and husband Steve of Stephenville and Kaye Caddell and husband George of Fort Worth; sister, Lois Hooks of Stephenville; three grandsons, Ryan and Ethan Keck and Creighton Caddell; great grandson, Aston Keck.  He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to Buckner International, 600 North Pearl St., Suite 2260, Dallas, TX 75201. 

Published June 12, 2009

Stephenville Empire-Tribune