Margie Sanders Hays Terry


Margie Sanders Hays Terry

Graveside services for Margie Sanders Hays Terry, 85, of La Porte will be held Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. in the Huntington Cemetery with Pastor Ernest Weedon officiating.

Mrs. Terry was born December 7, 1922 in Broaddus, Texas to Beulah (Page) and Malcom Sanders, and died Saturday, February 23, 2008 at her residence.        A former resident of Huntington, Mrs. Terry had resided in La Porte for the past 8 years.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Jerry Pursley of La Porte; grandson and wife, Stephen and April McGee of Pasadena; great-grandchildren, Mark David McGee and Ethan Daniel McGee, both of Pasadena; step-grandchildren, Jeremy Pursley of Australia, Amy Pursley of La Porte and Andrew Pursley of Afghanistan; sister, Azelle Coon of Magnolia; sisters and brothers-in-law, Edith and Floyd Holleman of Houston, Vivian and Charles Porter of Longview and Jackie and Cotton Thompson of Huntington; and a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husbands, Merle Hays and David A. Terry.

Pallbearers will be Stephen McGee, Calvin Porter, John Tuthill, Bryan Tuthill, Bill Frizzel and Victor Benson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Pursley and Andrew Pursley.

The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Tuesday at the funeral home in Lufkin.

Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors.