Wilson, James Terry

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

James Terry Wilson, 65, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, February 15, 2013 at his home.

Terry graduated from Brainerd High School in 1965. He attended UTC and served in the U.S. Army reserve at Ft. Leonard Wood Missouri where he was the head of Engineering for his unit. He was also co-owner of James Wilson Company; was a member of; Masonic Lodge #601 since 1970; The Scottish Rite, Shriners Temple; the American Legion Post 95 and Elks Lodge.

Survivors include his wife of 15 years, Brenda Harrison Wilson, daughters, Angela (Doug) Whitaker, Kim (Hal) Jones; step daughter, Donna (Neal) Forney of Asheville, N.C.; brothers, Eddie Wilson and Barry Wilson; grandchildren Conner Jones, Aliyah Forney and Devon Forney; several nieces and nephews, including Bill (Karen) Wilson and Dewayne (Amy) Wilson.

A celebration of Terry's life will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Billy Dean officiating.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society, 212 N. Highland Park Ave., Chattanooga, Tn. 3740 or St Jude Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, Tn. 38148-0142.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 1-4 p.m. prior to the service at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.

 


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