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Joseph Wilson TerryPassing: September 17, 2019


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Sunday, September 22nd @ 2:00 p.m


Chastain Funeral Home

Sunday, September 22nd @ 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Mitchell Cemetery

Sunday, September 22nd

MITCHELL – Joseph Wilson Terry, 79, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at his residence.

Born December 10, 1939, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Lavere and Mabel (Baldwin) Terry.  He married Janet Gayle Shoopman December 12, 1969, and she preceded him in death October 13, 2013.

Joe retired from U. S. Gypsum and was of the Christian faith.  He loved the outdoors, tractors, and being with his grandchildren.  Joe was a U. S. Army veteran.

Angie (David) Hignite of Orleans
Jack L. Merry of Advance
Chad (Jenny) Terry of Orleans
Brandon Dodds, Shaylee Dodds, Jacklyn Merry, Audrey Terry and Addie Terry
great grandchildren,
Caden Dodds, Riley Dodds, Syinthia Dodds, Jasey Merry, and Isabelle Dodds
Roy Terry of Bedford
Janice Chastain of Mitchell

His parents; wife; and siblings, Pearl Duncan and Everett “Pat” Terry, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 22, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9107.

The family will receive friends from noon until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

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3 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Netha King Wyman | http://Muncie
    Date: September 19, 2019
    Roy and Janice, so sorry to hear of your loss. Joe was a special person. No one could smile and laugh like he did. Our prayers are sent to give you God's peace and comfort. Edith's daughter, Netha
  2. Guest: Garry and Bora Hulett | http://Mitchell, IN
    Date: September 18, 2019
    We are so very sorry to hear of this. Joe was a wonderful neighbor and friend to us for the last 6 years since we moved down the road from him. We will miss him so very much. We send our condolences to his family and pray for God's wonderful comfort at this time for all who knew Joe and cared for him.
  3. Guest: Dennis and Teresa King | http://Mitchell
    Date: September 18, 2019
    Thoughts and Prayers for you all. Joe was a super guy. Working with him at USG was one of the best ones. RIP