Jun 29th 2015

MITCHELL – Asa A. Terry, 88, passed away at 1:05 a.m. Thursday, June 18, 2015, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.
Born January 16, 1927, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Elmer J. and Rosa (Alvis) Terry. He married Juanita J. Eager March 22, 1945, and she preceded him in death November 21, 2012.
He was a business teacher at Mitchell High School, retired with 29 years of service, and was a member of Indiana State Teachers Association. Asa graduated from Mitchell High School in 1944 and received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Indiana University. He was a life-long member of Spice Valley Baptist Church. Asa enjoyed cooking and was well known for his pies.
He was a U. S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving: daughter, Charlotte “Sissy” Sproles, Mitchell
son, Timothy J. Terry, Houston, Texas
8 grandchildren
20 great grandchildren
His parents; wife; son, Stephen W. Terry; ten brothers and sisters; and parents-in-law, Ollie and Olive Eager, preceded him in death.
Graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, June 29, at Mitchell Cemetery with Reverend Lewis Williams officiating. Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Memorial Gifts: Mitchell Community Schools Scholarship Foundation
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com.