James “Sonny” C. Terry – died peacefully at his home on September 4, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Bradley, and father, James C. Terry. Sonny was the Captain of his high school football and track teams at Woodrow Wilson High School in Portsmouth, Virginia. He attended Virginia State Police Academy and served Tappahannock for six years. He then accepted a position with Southland Life Insurance Company and managed numerous offices in Virginia and North Carolina. Sonny returned to Tappahannock in 1987 with the intention of retiring, but again was gainfully employed with his son, David Terry, at Terry Construction. He was an avid fisherman and gardener. He enjoyed all sports, especially Virginia Tech football and basketball. Sonny followed Elon College baseball and never missed one of David’s games. He loved drawing, painting and traveling through the countryside viewing nature. Sonny loved and enjoyed serving with his church family at Cobham Park Baptist Church. He was a member of the Tappahannock Fire Department, Rescue Squad, Tappahannock Town Council, Tappahannock Rotary Club, served on the Grand Jury and was a member of numerous other civic organizations. Sonny was warm-hearted with a generous spirit and he had a zest for life. He displayed a continuous sense of humor and was deeply devoted to his family and friends. Sonny had a unique talent to tell a joke and share a story. Since retirement, he started his day fellowshipping with his buddies at Tappahannock Pharmacy and also McDonalds. Sonny is survived by his wife Connie of 63 years; two sisters, Joyce Crawford and Judy Abourjilie (Bill), nephews and nieces; four children, Deborah Grayson (John), James C. Terry, III (Susan), Michael Terry and David Terry (Annette). He was a proud and loving Paw Paw to Jarren Harrell (Vann); Adrian Ramsey (Joe); JonMichael Grayson; Stephanie Fisher (Josh); Cheryl Hinson; Winter Terry; Sarah, Aaron and Titus Ramsey; Gracie and Ally Fisher; Sarah and Piper Harrell; and Kayden and Kennedy Grayson. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 8, 2017 in Cobham Park Baptist Church, Warsaw with the Reverend Donald Bowen officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cobham Park Baptist Church P O Box 306, Warsaw, VA 22572 or the American Heart Association.
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all-day Donate items for the Haven
Donate items for the Haven
Sep 19 – Sep 25 all-day
The Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints is working with the Local Churches and Civic Groups in the Northern Neck Community in conjunction with Governor McAuliffe’s Day to Serve Proclamation. The Haven needs[...]
3:00 pm Missionary Day @ New Saint John's Baptist Church
Missionary Day @ New Saint John's Baptist Church
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm
New Saint John’s Baptist Church, Kilmarnock will observe Missionary Day on Sun., Sept. 24th at 3pm. Rev. Rose Curry, Pastor of Willie Chapel Church, Lancaster will be the guest preacher.
7:00 pm Adult Book Club @ Upper King William Branch Library
Adult Book Club @ Upper King William Branch Library
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Upper King William Adult Book Club at the Library on Monday, September 25th from 7 to 8p.m. Call 769-3731 or visit the library at 694-J Sharon Road for more information.
all-day Scholarship Opportunity @ Marks and Harrison Law Offices
Scholarship Opportunity @ Marks and Harrison Law Offices
Sep 26 all-day
Calling all seniors from Essex, Rappahannock, Northumberland, Washington & Lee and Lancaster High schools…For those attending college next year, you are eligible to enter the Marks and Harrison scholarship contest. To enter, please submit a[...]
5:00 pm Fall Author Event @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Fall Author Event @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm
Rappahannock Community College Friends of the Library will host a Fall Author Event on Tuesday, Sept. 26th. The Guest speaker is Kathleen Grissom, author of the New York Times bestseller and beloved book club favorite,[...]