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2014-05-29 / Obituaries


Terry Sue Harris DeMent, 71, of Thomasville died Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at her home. She was born March 10, 1943 in Thomasville and was a member of Midway Baptist Church.

She grew up in Arlington, and graduated from Pine Hill High School in 1961. Later that year, she married he husband, Davy, and lived in Thomasville the rest of her life. Throughout her life she worked in retail and as an office manager and secretary. She always enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and a good book.

She is survived by her children, Byron (Stacey) Dement of Thomasville, Katrina DeMent and Jen Newsome of Huntsville; three sisters, Annie Jean (Robert) Brooks of Jackson, Mamie Lee Nordan of Thomasville and Edith (Don) Mosley of Leroy; brother, Mack (Mary Louise) Harris of Liberty; sister-in-law, Joye (Clarence) Smith of Thomasville and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Davy DeMent; mother, Lottie Maness; father, Perry Harris; brother, Bryant Harris and wife Margie and brother-in-law, E. B. Nordan.

Celebration of Life services were Saturday, May 24 at Midway Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Manns officiating, the eulogy by Jerry Dwain Drinkard and O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directing.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

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