Obituary: Blanche Louise Terry

September 25, 1919 – June 29, 2020

Blanche Louise Terry, 100, of Mitchell, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020, at StoneBridge Health Campus in Bedford.

Born September 25, 1919, in Orange County, she was the daughter of Leroy and Bertha (Burton) Edwards.  She married John Eugene Terry May 16, 1936, and he preceded her in death on April 8, 1963.

Blanche had been employed at Spring Mill Inn and Burris School cafeteria.  She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son, Ralph Terry of Land O’Lakes, Floriday; 7 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson;   sisters, Thelma Brown of Mitchell; Pauline Auxier of Bloomfield; three nieces and eight nephews.

Her parents; husband, and sons, Don Terry, David Terry, and Phillip Terry; brother, Paul Leon Edwards; and two nephews, preceded her in death.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Thursday, July 2, at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  Following a private family service officiated by Dennis Watterson, burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family at