Terrell Franklin McLemore

01/27/1947 – 01/08/2019

Obituary for Terrell Franklin McLemore

Terrell “Terry” Franklin McLemore, 71, of Green Ridge, MO, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at his home. He was born on January 27, 1947 in Marietta, GA, the son of Benjamin Franklin and Winnie Elizabeth (Cannon) McLemore, who preceded him in death.

On January 10, 1970 in Green Ridge, MO, he was united in marriage to Anita Louise Carlson, who survives of the home.

Terry was a member of the Green Ridge Baptist Church. He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force and then worked as an LPN at Bothwell Regional Health Center for 22 years retiring in 2007. Terry enjoyed flower gardening, watching Gun Smoke, listening to music, going to historical museums, and antiquing. Terry loved spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, whom he loved the most.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Brian McLemore and wife Sara of Mora, MO; a daughter, Carolyn White and husband Tommy of Green Ridge, MO; eight grandchildren, Katelyn McLemore, Jordan Hensley, Austin Hensley, Kendall McLemore, Cody (McKenzie) White, Mariah White, Whitney White, Destiney White; 4 great grandchildren; and Don Andes, of Independence, MO whom he considered a brother.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Rea Funeral Chapel with Rev. Johnny Streit officiating.

The family will receive friends Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Burial will be at Green Ridge Cemetery with full military honors conducted by Whiteman Air Force Base Honor Guard and Sedalia VFW Post #2591.

Pallbearers will be Tommy’s Crew.

Honorary bearers will be grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Missouri Honor Flight in care of the funeral chapel.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.

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I’m sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers.
– Marla Markham
Anita; Jean and I are very sorry for your loss. We hope you can find comfort in your Faith in God.
– Harold/Jean Ward
Anita, I am so very sorry. There are no words, but I will be praying for you as you journey on this unfamiliar pathway.
– Shirley Emis
So very sorry for your loss. Terry was such a nice guy. Prayers for your family from Leland and Frances.
– Leland Foster
Terry had a kind heart. First met him in 1982 when working at Brooking Park. I also knew him from the hospital. My thoughts and prayers with the family.
– Pam Ehlers
I am so sorry to hear of Terry passing I worked with Terry at BRHC he was always great to work with prayers are with the family
Always compassionate and caring; a true man to God’s calling to always put love first!
– Peggy Eschbacher
I had the pleasure of working with Terry on 2SW and will miss his witty remarks. My condolences to his family. RIP Terry.
– Stephen Ready
I knew Terry both through BRHC and his wife,Anita, very gentle man. My sympathy and prayers to Anita,Brian and Carolyn.
– Janet Proctor
Anita, Brian & Carolyn: I’m so sorry to hear of Terry’s death. He was such a kind, caring and sweet person. My heart is with you.
– Jennifer
My thoughts and prayers are with the family, loved working with Terry.
– Brenda Hunton
So sorry for you and your family’s loss, Carolyn. Will keep you in our prayers.
– Melissa Mueller
So sorry to hear of Terry’s passing away! I worked with him years ago on 2SW and if floated. He was always so good to work with, so kind! I hadnt seen him in years. My prayers and sympathy to the family.
– Rita Mergen
I am so sorry to here about Terry. Loved working with at the hospital. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
– Waynette Mullins

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