Terrell, George Edward,
has left this vale of tears and moved into his heavenly home on August 25, 2014. He welcomes all visitors. George E. Terrell was born on May 10, 1921, in the Blue Spring Community of Trigg County, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Bob and Emma Bridges Terrell; one of nine children (Marie Eldo) having died at birth. He was a veteran of World War II having served with the United States of America's Mighty 8th Air Force-446th Bomb Group.
He married Gladys Opal Gray on April 4, 1942 and they had four children, Sharron. K. McConnell (Clifford W.) of Louisville, Michael E. Terrell (Catherine Beahm) of Louisville, Stephen G. Terrell (Patricia J) of Lexington, KY and Ronald K. Terrell (Katrina) of Mt. Washington, KY; five grandchildren, Clifford T. McConnell (Deborah), Ashley P. French (Joseph), Phillip B. Terrell (Sarah), Erin G. Terrell (Andrew Broxson) and Michelle McConnell; six great-grandchildren; twins Helena Gray and Stella Rose, Joshua Edward and Emma Karoline Terrell, Stacie Stephens (Kelly), Tracy Trew (David); and four great-great-grandchildren, Kyle, Kolby Stephens, Ava, Mya Trew.
He was proceeded in death by his lovely and devoted wife of 60 years, Gladys Opal (Gray) Terrell on August 14th, 2001; six lovely sisters, Cicero Terrell Mitchell, Sarah Terrrell Stallons, Myra Terrell Stallons, Martha Terrell Braboy, Irene Terrell Bridges, Annalene Terrell Braboy, and one talented and kind hearted brother, Robert J. Terrell.
Mr. Terrell was a 50 plus year member of Valley Station Baptist Church. He is currently a member of New Salem Baptist Church in Louisville. He was a retired staff member of the University of Louisville, School of Engineering; a member of the Masonic Grand Lodge #82 F&AM of Ky; a member of the Scottish Rite-32nd degree; a Kosair Shriner; and a member of the Noble Order of The Kentucky Colonels.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the New Salem Baptist Church on Bethany Lane in Louisville, from 4-8 pm EST. A visitation will also be held on Friday, August 29, 2014 at the Goodwin Funeral Home on Main Street in Cadiz, KY from 4-8 CST. The funeral service will be held at Goodwin Funeral Home at 10 a.m. CST Saturday, August 30, 2014. Internment will follow at the Lawrence Cemetery in Cadiz, with full military honors.
Goodwin Funeral Home Inc
138 Main St Cadiz, KY 42211
Published in The Courier-Journal on Aug. 28, 2014