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Otis Wade Terry / March 31, 2011
Otis Wade Terry of Bethel Road, Halifax died March 28, 2011 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 56. Born in Halifax County on July 26, 1954, he was the son of the late Joseph Herman Terry and Belle Davis Terry Coleman. He was married to Cheryl Haymes Terry and was a member of County Line Baptist Church. Mr. Terry was a United States Army veteran and was a former employee of Clover Yarns, Inc.

Mr. Terry is survived by his wife of the home, two sons, Bernard Otis Terry of Portsmouth and Tyrone Maurice “Ty” Terry of Halifax, five sisters, Ruth Jones of South Boston, Verneda Gillespie and husband, Jimmie and Linda Reed and husband, Deforest, all of Halifax, Evelyn Jean Sims of Virginia Beach and Florence Dyson of Clinton, Md., four brothers, James Ellis Terry and wife, Flora of Clinton, Md., Aubrey Terry and wife, Joby, Martin Terry and Bobby Dean Terry and wife, Angela, all of Halifax, his step-father, Wallace Coleman of Vernon Hill, his father and mother-in-law, George Haymes and Lillian Haymes of South Boston, three aunts, two uncles and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Herman Terry.

A funeral will be conducted Saturday, April 2 at 11 a.m. at County Line Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Otis R. Dillard officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 99. Public viewing will begin Friday at 10 a.m. at The Crawford House chapel in Halifax and the family will also receive friends at the home, 2216 Bethel Road, Halifax. Condolences may be emailed to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or be faxed to 434-572-1137.

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