Judith Terry



Sumter, SC…Judith Terry, age 67, died on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at her residence.

Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late Robert Clifton Terry Sr. and Mary Jennings Terry. Judith received her Undergraduate degree from Lander University and her Master’s degree in Education from USC Aiken. She taught for five years in the Edgefield County Schools and then for twenty-three years at Wilder Elementary School. Judith was an active member of St. James Lutheran Church and was a devout Christian, who had a passion for studying God’s word. She loved her family and friends and had a passion for animals. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Surviving are: one sister, Diane Terry and her husband Ben Manley of Charlotte, NC; one sister-in-law, Macy Terry of Sumter; three nieces, Sara Terry Bryan and her husband Frederick of Greenville, Helen Terry Dawkins and her husband Stephen of Cayce, and Elizabeth Jennings Terry of Columbia; two great nieces, Olivia and River Ann Dawkins; and two great nephews, John Bryan and Robert Dawkins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Clifton Terry, Jr.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the St. James Lutheran Church with the Rev. Keith Getz officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Frederick Bryan, Mark Campbell, Stephen Dawkins, Davis Hook, Jr., Whit Jordan, and Ben Manley.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, one hour prior to the service, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at St. James Lutheran Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. James Lutheran Church, Memorial Fund, 1137 Alice Drive, Sumter, SC 29150 or the Sumter SPCA, 1140 S. Guignard Drive, Sumter, SC 29150.

You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.