William Terrell

Published 7:15 am Monday, August 20, 2012

Oct. 27, 1930 –

July 28, 2012

William “B.T.” Morwood Terrell, 81, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 18, 2012, in Bainbridge. Interment was held at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park in Tampa, Fla. on July 31, 2012.

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Mr. Terrell was born Oct. 27, 1930, in Miami, Fla., to Morwood Earl Terrell and Mildred Louise Tanquary Terrell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Korean War. Following service to his country, Mr. Terrell joined the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office as a deputy sheriff for 28 years. He was a faithful member of Faceville Baptist Church.

Mr. Terrell was preceded in death by his first wife, Earlene Terrell.

Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Patsy Terrell of Bainbridge; daughters, Sherry Terrell and Jenny Terrell Thiel of Tampa; a sister, Chloe Sheppard; step-daughter, Artie Pelletier; seven grandchildren, James and Alex Thiel, Joseph, Justin, Christine, Jeniffer and Rosemary Pelletier; and four great-grandchildren, Emma Grace Thiel, Lucy, Daisy and Cody Pelletier.