It is with profound sadness that the family of Marilyn ChristineTerry, 85, announce her peaceful passing on June 4, 2021. Marilyn was born on July 18,1935, to Ira Oliver Henson and Ada Gay (Webb) Henson.
Marilyn was married to Jack H. Terry on September 5, 1953.
She loved the Lord and was a faithful & lifelong member of the Apostolic Gospel Church of West Jefferson (in her younger years), and currently the London Apostolic Gospel Church.
Marilyn graduated from Fairfield High School in 1952 and over the years was employed by Ohio Bell, Canfield, The Williams Company, Madison Elms and Orient State Institution. She retired from Madison County Hospital in 2010 after 35 years of service as a Nurse Technician, most recently in the Labor and Delivery Unit.
Her family was a great source of love, pride and support to her, as were all her friends, and her neighbors at Hyde Park, where she resided for the last 24 years of her life.
She is survived by her five children, Darla and Mark Bires of South Charleston; Jill and Dustin Deyo of London; Jeff and Carol Terry of Wilmington, North Carolina; Vicki and Ralph Miller of London; and Christi and Scott Beathard of Argyle, Texas; grandchildren/step-grandchildren, Dustin (Teresa) Howland; Courtney (Bruce) Townsend; Devon Deyo, Wesley (Grace) Deyo, Ross Deyo, Andrew (Briana) Terry, Jill Beathard, Andrea (Tim) Dill; Kyle (Krystin) Bires; Jason (Kelly) Bires; great grandchildren, Chelsea and Chase Howland, Lucas and Harley Brill, Jack, Grant and Kate McCoy, Zeb and Zeke Deyo, Jack and Rhys Terry and Brinley and Tate Bires. Marilyn had numerous nieces and nephews, whom she loved dearly and were very special to her. The family would also like to acknowledge a devoted and loved caregiver, Latesha Clark.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband, Jack on July 18, 2013. She was also preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Shannon Beathard; siblings, Geraldine (Dean) Puckett, Robert Leonard Henson, Harold Leon (Pert) Henson, Elmer Aaron Henson, Virginia Lee (Ginny) Barker, Kathleen (Kate) Knapp, Rosalie, (Pode) Cummins, Ervin Jay Henson and Charles Oliver Henson.
Marilyn's family invites friends to call at London Apostolic Gospel Church, 101 Shady Ave, London, Tuesday, June 8, 9am to 11am visitation with a funeral service to follow at 11:00am with Pastor Mark Schroder officiating. An interment service will follow at the Fairfield Township Cemetery, London. Online condolences may be sent to www.lynchfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Floral tributes are welcome, as are memorial contributions in memory of Marilyn, to:
London Apostolic Gospel Church, 101 Shady Ave, P.O. Box 406, London, OH 43140.
Heartland Hospice, 6500 Busch Boulevard, Suite 210, Columbus, Ohio 43229.
Madison Health, 210 N. Main St., London Ohio 43140
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