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Jimmy Terrell

Obituary for Jimmy Terrell

June 5, 1962 - September 13, 2017
Austin, Texas | Age 55


Jimmy C. "Jim" Terrell, 55, passed away at his home in Austin, Texas on September 13, 2017 after a yearlong battle with pancreatic cancer.

Jim was born in Alice, Texas on June 5, 1962 to the late George C. Terrell, Sr. and Dessie Boles Terrell. He was the youngest of 13 children. Jim graduated from Alice High School and attended Del Mar College. While in Alice, Jim was employed by Flournoy Drilling Company and was the Managing Editor of the Alice Echo-News. In 1996, Jim moved his family to Austin to begin his career in government. He was employed as Chief of Staff and Committee Clerk for
Representatives Richard Raymond, Ignacio Salinas and Yvonne Gonzales-Toureilles. In 2015 he took a job as the government liaison for the Health and Human Services Committee where he was employed at the time of his death.

Jim is survived by his wife of 34 years, Monica and their three children, Ryan (28), Cameron (21) and Allison (11); mother-in-law, Carol Burgeson (Wallace), brothers; Bob, Jack and Mike and sisters, Dessie ("Boots"), Joyce, Patricia, Carlyn and Darlyn, numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. Of course, we can't leave off his four-legged buddies, Charlotte and Johnny Cash. He also leaves behind many close and dear friends, you know who you are.

Jim was preceded in death by his brothers, Bill, George and Gene.

A visitation will be held at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home on Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The funeral will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. with a reception to follow. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the American Cancer Society at or P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or to a charity that is near to your heart.

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