Mary Louise Terry August 19, 1935 ~ May 13, 2012

Mary Louise Terry


Mary L. Terry, 76, of Fayetteville, passed away May 13, 2012,  Born in Japton, AR, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Rosa Teague Watkins.  She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Eula Mae McClelland.


Mary was a wonderful cook, loved caring for children and delighted in traveling.  She was a member of the Johnson Church of Christ, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend.


She is survived by her husband, Phil; son David Terry of Fayetteville, AR; daughters Debbie (John) Kilpatrick and Rhonda Terry (Steve Black) of MT; grandsons Joshua and Andrew Kilpatrick; siblings Milli Hood, Laura (Herbert) Hughes, Carol Edwards and Johnny (Deborah) Watkins; and numerous nieces and nephews.


Funeral service will be Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at 2:00pm at Beard’s Funeral Chapel.  Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2012,  at Beard’s Funeral Chapel, 855 S. Happy Hollow Road, Fayetteville, AR (72701) 479-521-8551.


The family suggest memorial contributions be made to or the Alzheimer’s Association at or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,

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    Harlan and Cathy Rudolf » 14. May, 2012

    Dear Deb and family, please know that we are thinking of you and keeping you all in our thought and prayers. Your mother, Mary, must have been a special woman to have had a daughter like you.

    The Rudolfs
    Helena, MT

    TERESA DUTTON » 15. May, 2012

    Phil, we are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers………The girls at the central office at Lewis

    Shannon & David Ackeret » 15. May, 2012

    Dear Deb and Family,

    Thinking of you all as you celebrate the life of Mary. Wish we were there to be with you and shower you with hugs.

    David, Shannon, Dustin, Jessica, Jake and Tracy Ackeret
    Helena, MT

    Lisa Martindale » 15. May, 2012

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys. She was a wonderful lady. I will always remember her smile. She will be missed.