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Helen Woody Terry

SoVaNow.com / March 13, 2014

Helen Woody Terry of River Road, South Boston died Monday, March 10, 2014 at Berry Hill Nursing Home at the age of 78. Born in Halifax County on July 18, 1935 to the late Granville Woody and Duretha Jones Woody, she was married to the late Henry Terry Jr. and was a member of Williams Temple C.M. E. Church.

Mrs. Terry is survived by a daughter, Gwendolyn Terry of South Boston, three sons, James Terry and wife, Flossie of Clover, Robert Terry and wife, Mary Alice of South Boston and Steven Terry and wife, Amber of Danville, a brother, Granville Woody Jr. of New York; four sisters, Rebecca Fabian, Rosa Williams and Virginia Lipscomb and husband Earnest, all of South Boston and Inez Miller of New York, eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Terry was preceded in death by a son, Henry Terry III, three brothers, Charles Woody, Linwood Woody and Walter Woody, three sisters, Carolyn Williams, Eva Woody and Jean Woody.
A funeral will be conducted on Saturday, March 15, at 1 p.m. at Williams Temple C.M.E. Church with Rev. George Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family is receiving friends at the residence, 7206 River Road, South Boston.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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