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Funeral Service

The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel
Tuesday December 21st, 2021

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Samuel Claude Terry


Samuel Claude Terry, age 85, of Laurens and husband to Dorothy Taylor Terry, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 18th, 2021, under hospice home care from a long battle with dementia.

In addition to his wife of 65 years, he is survived by his children: Rex Terry and his granddaughter, Haley Blake Jarnigan, of the home, Pam Garrett of Simpsonville, and Debbie & Dicky Goodman of Inman; his grandchildren: Mandi & Mark Pendergrass of Greer, Brent & Jamie Garrett of Greer, Jeremy Goodman of Johns Island, Tyler & Ashley Goodman of Inman, Jessi & Adam Kimbrell of Inman. He is also survived by his great-grandchildren, his sister and brother-in-law, Marion & Barry Lynch and his brother and sister-in-law, Teddy & Pam Terry, sister-in-law Faye Terry all of Laurens as well as many siblings-in-law, nieces, and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister, Shelby Pearson and brothers, Johnny Terry and Maxie Terry.

A funeral service will be held 1:00 PM, Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel. The family will receive friends at the mortuary immediately following the service. A private burial will be held in the Forest Lawn Cemetery.

The family will be at the home of his daughter, Pam Garrett.

The family extends gratitude to the nurses, aides, and care team at Interim Hospice for the special care given and a warm heartfelt thank you to his sister-in-law, Joyce Robison of Duncan, and Shirley Coleman of Joanna for their kind, loving and dedicated care during these past months.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com

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8 photos were added for Samuel Claude Terry

Dicky & Debbie Goodman Jan 3 2022 12:00 AM

Dot and family, So sorry to hear of Sam's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Lisa Orr Dec 22 2021 8:30 AM

So sorry to hear of the passing of Sam... My prayers are for you and your family during these days... Love to you

Jo Ann Bedenbaugh Dec 21 2021 3:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Samuel Terry

Kathy Turner Dec 21 2021 7:11 AM

Ken and I are so sorry to learn that your Grandfather has passed. Know that you and Mark are in our thoughts.
Much love,
Jessie and Ken

Jessie R McLaurin Dec 20 2021 9:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Samuel Terry

Ken and Jessie McLaurin Dec 20 2021 9:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Samuel Terry

JoAnna Armstrong Dec 20 2021 8:19 PM

Dot, Mike and I are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers at this time.

Mike and Debbie Kinard Dec 20 2021 4:00 AM

Our love and prayer for the family.

David Johnston Dec 19 2021 3:53 PM

Pam my prayers are with you and your family.

Elaine And Joe Smart Dec 19 2021 6:10 AM

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