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John Larry Terrell

Male 1942 - 2010  (68 years)


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  • Name John Larry Terrell 
    Born 26 Jun 1942  Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jul 2010  Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • OBITUARY
      Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
      31 July 2010

      John Terrell June 26, 1942 - July 29, 2010

      COLUMBUS, GA Mr. John Larry Terrell of Columbus, and formerly of Zebulon and Williamson, passed away peacefully at his residence on July 29, 2010. He was 68. John was born on June 26, 1942, to the late Horace Parks Terrell and Claire Hardee Terrell and was raised in East Point, Georgia. After graduating from the University of Georgia in 1965 with a BA in psychology, he continued his education at West Georgia College where he received his Masters and Specialist Degrees in Special Education. In 1970 he married Margaret Jaccino and they had a daughter, Chelsea Marie and a son, Jonathan Parks. The family moved to Pike County where he taught Special Education students for many years. In 1992-1993, he was named "Teacher of the Year." The family moved to Columbus in 1992 where he taught and retired from the Muscogee County School System. After retirement, John continued working in the Early Intervention Program with toddlers and their parents as well as teaching English and math at Columbus Technical College. John was a member of Waldrop Memorial Baptist Church where he sang in the choir and assisted with youth activities. John was well known for his gentle spirit and his talent as an accomplished harmonica player, performing with many area bands in the Southeast. He was loved and will be missed by everyone who knew him. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Jean Jaccino Terrell; daughter, Chelsea Marie Terrell Burgan and her husband, William Michael Burgan; son, Jonathan Parks Terrell; Chelsea's children, Cori, Laban, and Kate Hart; cousin/sister, Robin Bullard Hawkins and her son, Steven Hawkins of Simpsonville, SC; cousin/brother, Lt. Col. Richard C. Bullard (retired) of Spanish Fork, Utah; brother and sister-in-law, Michael A. Jaccino and Gretchen Vandewater, and their sons, Colin, Cory and Tommy Jaccino; special friend and caregiver, Rosie Carey; and many beloved cousins and friends. A memorial service will be conducted 4 p.m. Sunday, August 1, 2010 at Waldrop Memorial Baptist Church, Hilton Avenue, Columbus. Rev. Mike Knowles will officiate. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the John B. Amos Cancer Center, 1831 Fifth Ave., Columbus, GA 31904 or to the American Cancer Society . Moody Funeral Home in Zebulon, GA is in charge of arrangements.


    Person ID I7154  Dickinson
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2011 

    Father Horace Parks Terrell,   b. 06 Sep 1919, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1974, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Emily Ruby Claire Hardee,   b. 15 Feb 1923, Griffin, Spalding, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 2010, Simpsonville, Greenville, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Family ID F1926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jun 1942 - Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jul 2010 - Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S016512] Social Security Death Index , (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), Number: 259-60-0891;Issue State: Georgia;Issue Date: 1956.