Laura Ann (Tunney) Terry
Laura Ann (Tunney) Terry, age 53 of Westwood, passed away at her home surrounded by the love of family, on Saturday , February 11, 2017. She was born to Georgeann Ledbetter and the late Bj Hicks, on June 18, 1964.
Laura attended Westwood High School (class of 1983), and was, at that time, an active member of the First Baptist Church of Westwood where she met Glen J Terry, whom she later married in December 1983. Laura attended and graduated from Heald’s Business College in San Francisco. She later became a devoted mother to Bryan (Bj) Terry and Andrea Jackson and she was a loving grandma to Bailee A Jackson.
In recent times, Laura was an active volunteer with the Westwood Museum as she had a passion for history and a love of her community. Laura had been instrumental in the planning of the upcoming Westwood High School all-class reunion of June 2017. She was a current member of Susanville Nazarene Church.
Family and friends were Laura’s passion and delight. Before Laura became ill she was active in her church and avid with her card making and scrapbooking groups where she met and reconnected with many friends.
Laura will be greatly missed and is survived by her husband: Glen Terry of Westwood, CA, children: Bryan (and Sara Terry) of Fairfield, CA; Andrea (and Chris Jackson) of Leavitt Lake, CA; Sheila (and Nathan Svenson) of Capitola, CA; and her beloved granddaughter, Bailee Jackson; mother: Georgeann Ledbetter of Lynchburg, VA; sisters: Patricia (and Dan Edwards) of Lynchburg, VA; Linda Keany of Pacific Grove, CA; brother: Bryan (and Sandy) Leutke of Hornbrook, CA; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers -in-law, sisters-in-law, uncles and aunts. She was preceded in death by her father, Bj Hicks; grandmother, Bernice Reeder; and beloved cousin, who was like a brother, Joe Reeder. All whom loved her dearly will never forget her love, faith, strength, grace and her love of family.
The family wishes to thank all of those who visited, prayed and offered support during her last few months.
A memorial service will be held at Susanville Nazarene Church, on Thursday, February 23rd at 2:00 p.m. A burial will take place at a future undetermined date in Howard’s Ridge, Missouri.
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