Ella Gertrude Terry, 89, of Hilltop Road, Pearisburg, departed this life Saturday evening, January 11, 2014 at her home in the loving care of her family and hospice. Born in the Clover Hollow section of Newport on March 3, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Luther and Maggie Sue Riggs Martin. She was retired from the Coning Dept. at the Celanese Plant with 45 yrs. service.
Several brothers and sisters preceded her in death.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 68 yrs I B Terry, Sr. ; her sons I B Terry, Jr. and his wife Regina of Danville and Danny Terry and his companion Rita Manning of Pearisburg; her four grandchildren, her five great grandchildren, her one great-great-grandchild; her brother Albert Jr. Martin of Rich Creek; and her sister Mary Martin of Pearisburg.
Graveside services will be Tuesday at 2:00 pm at Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke Monday evening from 6 until 8 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.