Published 12:00 am Friday, July 23, 2010
Emily Terry passed away quietly in her home surrounded by her loved ones on July 23, 2010.
She was born in Laslo, Poland on April 21, 1927, the daughter of the late Stephen and Anna Stahurska. Emily was preceded in death by her husband, Burton Terry. She was a hard worker. Everyone was always welcome at her table, and her family was her full joy in life, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by Barbara and James Nixon Jr. and their children, Jay Nixon, Matthew Nixon and Marshall Nixon; Marrion and Thomas Beers and their children, Tom Beers, Emily Kerwood and Ellen Beers; David and Debbie Terry and their children, David Terry Jr. and Douglas Terry; John Terry and children, J.D. Terry, Ashley Terry, Stephenie Love, Taylor Terry and Mitchell Terry; and five great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held Monday, July 26 at 11 a.m. at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory, 3515 Robs Drive, Suffolk, with the Rev. Hank Teague officiating. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park.
Friends may join the family at the funeral home Sunday from 6 to 7 p.m. and other times at the residence of Barbara and James Nixon Jr. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.