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Franklin Delano Terry


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Franklin Delano Terry

Memphis, TN

Franklin Delano Terry, 83, of Memphis, TN gently passed away on March 25, 2017. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Naomi Houston Terry, who passed away at home on December 1, 2016.

"Brownie" enlisted in the army at 17, serving in Korea and becoming one of the youngest sergeants in his group. Brownie and Naomi met on the fourth of July and were married on August 7, 1954. She wore a pink dress and gloves. Together they raised two daughters and built a beautiful lake house.

Brownie and Naomi are preceded in death by their daughter Velda Terry King of Memphis, TN. They are survived by their daughter Sandra Schewe of Memphis, TN; four grandchildren: John King (Jenna), Lara Charbonnet (Edward), Dean Schewe (Judy), and Hunter Schewe; and seven great-grandchildren: Madeline, Jack, Marcia, and George King, and Augustus, Daphne, and Beau Charbonnet.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 2, 2017
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