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TERRY Melvin Glenn[1]
Male 1923 - 2005

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  • Birth  22 Oct 1923  Brazos, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Birth  1924  Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    SSN issued  Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Name  Melvin G Terry  [3, 4
    Name  Melvin G. Terry  [2
    Residence  1930  Precinct 4, Brazos, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  15 Feb 2005  Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I46656  Brasfield-Brassfield Genealogies
    Last Modified  17 Feb 2015 
     
    Father  TERRY Arthur Grady,   b. 1894,   d. 1948 
    Mother  WOLLIVER Estelle,   b. 1900 
    Family ID  F4821  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  RAHNERT Helen Ruth,   b. 22 Aug 1923, Brazos, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 2000, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F14958  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Living 
    Family ID  F14957  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • M.G. "Glenn" Terry was born October 22, 1923 in Rockdale, Texas, to Estelle and A.G. Terry. He died at home on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 after a long battle with emphysema. Glenn was raised in Bryan, his family having moved there when he was six months old. He attended Bryan schools and graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School. He served three years in the Air Force during World War II, spending 14 months on Guam. Upon his discharge, he returned to Bryan and married Helen Rahnert in 1946. He enrolled at Texas A&M, graduating in 1950 with a BS in accounting. He was a proud Aggie, a member of the Former Students Association and Houston A&M Club. Most of Glenn's career was spent in the automobile business. He spent 19 years with GMAC, later working in dealerships in Baytown. He retired from Baytown Motors in 1990. Glenn was very active in the community, serving as President of the Baytown Kiwanis Club for several years. Glenn was a member of the First Christian Church in Baytown.

      Following the death of their respective spouses, Glenn married his high school sweetheart, Gloria Busey and joined her at Huckster Packaging & Supply where he served as Controller until just a few months before his death.

      Glenn is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Helen Rahnert Terry, his brother C.E. (Jack) Terry and stepson Ward Busey. He is survived by his second wife, Gloria, two sons Glenn A. Terry and wife Tracey of Baytown, Mark A. Terry and his wife Sherry of Houston, grandsons Joe Terry and Mickal Terry of Mont Belvieu, Jack Terry and Zachary Terry of Houston, three stepchildren John Busey and wife Sylvia, Brad Busey and wife Joy, Robin Busey Olivares and husband Joey, eleven step-grandchildren, two step-great grandchildren, two sisters-in-law Pauline Barnes of Bryan and Annie B. Cermin of San Antonio. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins.

      Visitation will be at Forest Park East Funeral Home on Friday, February 18, 2005 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Burial will be at Forest Park East Cemetery on Saturday, February 19, 2005 at 12:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to your favorite charity.

      Services are under the direction of Forest Park East Funeral Home, 21620 Gulf Freeway, Webster, Texas 77598, 281-332-3111.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S202] Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Database online..
      Record for Melvin Glenn Terry

    2. [S161] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;), Database online. Number: ; Issue State: Texas; Issue Date: Before 1951..
      Record for Melvin G. Terry

    3. [S148] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Database online. Year: 1930; Census Place: Precinct 4, Brazos, Texas; Roll: 2301; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 10; Image: 796.0; FHL microfilm: 2342035..
      Record for Melvin G Terry

    4. [S201] Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Database online..
      Record for Gloria Barbee