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1943 James 2021

James Nelson Terry

May 7, 1943 — January 23, 2021

James Nelson Terry went home to his maker on January 23, 2021. He was born in Decatur, Alabama on May 7, 1943 to James E. Terry and Margaret Buchanon Terry.

Jim was raised mostly in Morgan Hill, California. Later he lived in San Martin, California. He and his wife, Kitty, moved to Snowflake, Arizona on September 10, 2009, where they were happily retired.

Jim leaves his wife of 42 years, Kitty; daughter, Diana Zuger of San Jose, CA, daughter, Sydney (Ken) Moncrief of Modesto, CA,  son, Stephen Lucas of Snowflake, AZ; grandchildren, Danielle Zuger, Samantha Terry & Jessica Terry of California, Carl (Tiffany) Lucas, Nicole (Sean) Nullmeyer, Robert (Jenna) Moncrief & Jennifer Moncrief, all of California; Rob Folden of Iowa and Joshua (Jeannette) Baker of Ohio, and ten great-granchildren; brother Bill Terry of Morgan Hill, CA; sister, Sue Hobison of Idaho, and brother-in-law, Gary (Lezeete) Stephen of Ketter, Texas; also many nieces, nephews and cousins and many who called him Pops or Papa Jim.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, John & Rick Terry; and also by son, Craig Terry and daughter, Susan Lucas.


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