John Terryberry

John A. Terryberry

Friday, January 18th, 1935 - Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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John A. Terryberry, age 85, of Independence, MO, passed away on February 3, 2020 at Centerpoint Medical Center.

John was born in Independence, MO on January 18, 1935. He graduated from William Chrisman in the class of 1952. He retired from the Defense Mapping Agency in 1989 and was a longtime attendant of Fairmount Christian Church. He was an avid reader, a talented pianist and artist, loved animals and the great outdoors and enjoyed gardening and traveling, especially to the mountains.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert T. Terryberry and Emma (Veenstra) Terryberry and his brother, David W. Terryberry.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Princess C. (Moore) Terryberry and two daughters, Sandra L. Brisbin and husband Robert and Sheryl L. Searle and husband Michael; three grandsons, Nicholas Brisbin, Jonathan Searle, Jason Searle; sister-in-law, Mary M. (Strickland) Terryberry and two nieces, Belinda K. Ashlock and husband David and their son Josiah Ashlock and Karen Sue Edwards and husband, Robert.

A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, February 15, from 9-10am, with memorial service to follow at 10am, both at Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St. in Independence.

Contributions may be made in his honor to Samaritan’s Purse.

Online condolences may be expressed at (Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel 816-373-3600).

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 15th, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    Saturday, February 15th, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am
    Speaks Suburban Chapel
    18020 E. 39th St.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, February 15th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Saturday, February 15th, 2020 10:00am
    Speaks Suburban Chapel
    18020 E. 39th St.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Beverly Shaw

Posted at 01:10pm
The Civil War Round Table of Western Missouri sends it condolences to the Terryberry family. We remember the historical tours that you shared with us.

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