Orville William TERRY Bobby TERRY Margaret BEHRENS Billy Dewayne TERRY Verna Ellen EAST Mini tree diagram
Clarence L TERRY

Clarence L TERRY6,2,5,3,4

16th Feb 19341,2,3,4 - 25th Apr 20121

Life History

16th Feb 1934

Born in Sayre, Beckham, Oklahoma.1,2,3,4

6th Apr 1940

Resident 1940 census in Sayre, Beckham, Oklahoma.2

23rd May 1952

Married Margaret BEHRENS in Chickasha, Grady, Oklahoma.6,3


Resident 1960 Pampa City Directory in Pampa, Gray, Texas.5


Resident Public Records in Marietta, Love, Oklahoma.4


Resident Address reported as in Pampa again in Pampa, Gray, Texas.4

after Apr 2012

Death of Margaret BEHRENS.1

25th Apr 2012

Died in Pampa, Gray, Texas.1

30th Apr 2012

Buried in Memory Gardens, Pampa, Gray County, Texas.1


  • 1940 Federal Census, Beckham County, Oklahoma, 6 April, Sayre,District 5-22, page 5B, Hse #112, Rents$7
    Terry, Orval Head M W  24 Married Grade 6 b Okla same place in 1935Drug Store Proprietor
    Terry, Verna Wife F W 26 Married Grade 6 b Texas  same place in 1935
    Terry, Clarence M W 6 Single Grade 2 b Okla same place in 1935

    Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011
    Clarence L Terry
    Age 53, Birth Year abt 1934
    Spouse Margaret L Behrens
    Spouse Age 52
    Marriage 13 Oct 1987 Wood County, Texas
    Source Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002

    Note that the marriage record reports that Clarence did not marryMargaret Behrens until 1987.  Clarence's wife's name is Margaretappear in the Pampa City Directory for 1960.  Clarnece's obituaryreports that he married Margaret Behrens in 1952.  Perhaps the 1987marriage was a reconsecration of their marriage.  Clarence's brotherBill and his wife Lou are also reported in the same directory.

    U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    Pampa, Texas, City Directory, 1960, p 355
    Terry Bill (Lou) tech Hawkins Radio & TV h 513 Warren
    Terry Clarence L (Margaret) emp Gray County h 314 Rider

    Public records indicate that in 1983, Clarence was in Marietta,Oklahoma.  In 1996, he was back in Pampa, Texas.

    U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1
    Clarence L Terry
    Birth Date 16 Feb 1934
    RR 1 POB 76, Marietta, OK, 73448 (1983)
    1820 Alcock St, Pampa, TX, 79065-5704 (1996)

    Clarence's obituary is included in a memorial on Find a Grave.

    Clarence L. Terry
    Birth Feb 16, 1934
    Death Apr 25, 2012

    DATELINE Pampa, Texas

    NAME Clarence L. Terry AGE 78

    DIED: April 25, 2012, in Pampa, Texas

    SERVICES: Graveside services will be at 10:00 AM Monday, April 30,2012, at Memory Gardens Cemetery, with Tom Damour, minister of UnitedChurch of God of Amarillo, officiating. Arrangements are under thedirection of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

    BIOGRAPHY: Mr. Terry was born February 16, 1934 in Sayre, Oklahoma. Heattended schools in Oklahoma and Pampa. He married Margaret Behrens onMay 23, 1952 in Chickasha, Oklahoma. After their wedding, they movedto Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and later to Ardmore, Oklahoma. He retiredfrom the Water Department with the City of Ardmore, moving back toPampa in 1988. Clarence was a member of the United Church of God inAmarillo. He loved the outdoors where he enjoyed gardening andfishing. He was blessed with a five generation family.

    The family would like to thank Coronado Healthcare Center for theirexcellent care.

    SURVIVORS: wife: Margaret Terry of the home; 6 sons: William Terry andwife Sheila, Wayne Terry and wife Glenda, Larry Terry and Matt Terry,all of Pampa, Richard Thomas Terry of Stillwater, Oklahoma, and RogerTerry and wife Christy of Tucumcari, New Mexico; 2 daughters: BettyGunsolus and husband Jerry of Velma, Oklahoma, and Tammie Self ofRavia, Oklahoma; a sister: Jean Grantham and husband Ray of Okemah,Oklahoma; 20 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; 2sisters-in-law: Wanda Davis and husband Johnny and Lou Terry, all ofPampa; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death byhis mother: Verna Ellen East; his father: Orville Leroy Terry; abrother: Bill Terry, a sister: Joella Day; and a great-granddaughter:Tracy Nicole Wolbert.

    MEMORIALS: American Diabetes Association, 8008 Slide Road, Suite 12-A,Lubbock, Texas 79423.

    Burial Memory Gardens of Pampa, Pampa, Gray County, Texas, Section GLot 247 Space 1

    Created by Memory Gardens of Pampa Apr 26, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #89167104,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Terry&GSiman=1&GScty=142607&GRid=89167104&


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