Glenice Terry: Nov. 27, 2017

Published 3:00 pm Thursday, November 30, 2017

MACON — Mrs. Glenice Terry, age 89, passed away on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at Bolingreen Health & Rehabilitation in Macon.

Funeral services are planned for 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, from the chapel of Hancock Funeral Home, 427 S. Lee St., with the Rev. Hugh DeLoach and Dr. Bryan Myers officiating. Private interment will follow in Andersonville National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends between the hours of 10 and 11 a.m. on Friday at Hancock Funeral Home.

Born March 9, 1928, in Topeka, Kansas, she was a daughter of the late Albin Lawrence Larson and the late Jennie Cooley Larson.

Mrs. Terry operated a private kindergarten in Perry, Ga., from 1959 until 1979, and was a member of Perry First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school, worked with GA’s and YWA’s, and volunteered at Christ Sanctified Nursing Home before moving to Americus in 1979. In Americus, she was a member of Central Baptist Church, the Kathleen Gardner Sunday School Class, Monday Morning Prayer Group, and the Central Baptist Silvertones. She was a member of the Sumter County Retired Teachers Association. She retired from Sumter County Comprehensive High School in 1996, where she had worked as a para-professional.

Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Higgison (John) of Macon; one son, Larson Terry (Georgianne) of Perry; granddaughters: Kristin Higgison Polasky (John) of Greenwood, S.C., Lorin Higgison Atkinson (Porter) of Covington, Ga., and Dana Higgison King (David) of Hoover, Ala.; grandsons: Micah Terry of Perry, Matthew Terry of Perry, and Randy Higgison (Anne) of Raleigh, N.C.; 16 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Juliette Terry of Ellaville; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Arrington Terry; and by two sisters: Barbara Larson Kiker and Eileen Larson.

For those wishing to do so, memorial contributions are suggested to the League of the Good Samaritan, c/o Magnolia Manor, 2001 S. Lee St., Americus, GA 31709; or to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000,

Boone NC 28607, or online at

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Hancock Funeral Home, 427 S. Lee St., is honored to be entrusted with these arrangements for Mrs. Glenice Terry.