Lucille Sylvia Terry, 69, homemaker, artist

September 21, 2004

Lucille Sylvia Terry, a homemaker and artist, died of complications from heart disease and kidney failure Sept. 14 at Mercy Medical Center. She was 69 and a resident of Baltimore's Edmondson-Poplar Grove.

Born Lucille Sylvia Hall in Baltimore and raised on North Stricker Street, she attended Frederick Douglass High School.

Active in the Rosemont Coalition, a West Baltimore community group, Mrs. Terry often painted pictures, did crochet work and made quilts that she donated to area charities.

Family members said she was involved in civic efforts against crime and trash in the streets.

She was a member of Perkins Square Baptist Church and served on its usher board.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Loudon Park Cemetery, 3700 Wilkens Ave.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, George E. Terry Sr., a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. employee; a son, George E. Terry Jr. of Baltimore; three daughters, Robin Mazyck of Upper Marlboro and Terraine Arnold and Shawn Terry, both of Baltimore; her mother, Lucille Hall of Baltimore; a brother, Stanley Hall of Baltimore; a sister, Beverly Bacon, who lives in California; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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