W.O. was born November 22, 1927 in Sweetwater, Oklahoma to Owen and Maggie Terry. He passed away November 22, 2018 in Amarillo, Texas at the age of 91.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Schooler Funeral Home Brentwood Chapel, 4100 S. Georgia St. Interment will follow at 2:00 p.m., at Buffalo Cemetery in Sweetwater, Oklahoma. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home.
W.O. was raised in Sweetwater where he met Thelma Holland and they were married in Wheeler, Texas on March 21, 1947. They lived in Clinton, Oklahoma until 1952 when they moved to Pampa, Texas and he worked for 35 years at Celanese. After retiring in 1990, they made Amarillo their home.
W.O. was a member of Olsen Park Church of Christ. He was a faithful member of the church and loved his family and church family very much.
The family would like to recognize our sister Denise for the many years of loving care to Dad.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years; his beloved daughter, Judy Holland; 4 sisters; and 3 brothers.
W.O. is survived by his daughters, Carolyn Ruff and husband Dean of Amarillo, Texas, Denise Terry of Amarillo, Texas, Lesa Morrow and husband Gary of Longview, Texas; son in law, Walter Holland of Pecos, Texas; 5 grandchildren, Dustin, Jeremy, Leia, Justin and Grant; 7 great-grandchildren, Jordan, Darbi, Brendan, Riley, Gracelyn, Evan and Mabel; brother, Leon Terry of Orange, Texas; and a host of other relatives and friends.