Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Services

3195 Atlanta Highway, Athens, GA


Frances Yronne Terzia

February 10, 1930January 10, 2020

Frances Yronne Terzia was called home to her Lord Jesus on Friday, January 10.

She was born on February 10, 1930 and raised on the family farm in Boaz, Alabama by her parents, Smith and Ida Mae Dyar. She was a proud graduate of the University of Alabama earning her B.S. in Home Economics. She also earned a Master’s degree in Nutrition from the University of Georgia. She taught for 30 years at numerous locations across the Southeast. The final 18 years of her career she taught at Athens Technical College. She was a faithful member of Beech Haven Baptist Church and was a member of the Glory Sunday School class.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Terzia; her son, Rick Terzia (Debbie); daughters, Rebecca Terzia and Wanda Sweetser; and grandchildren, Lucas Sweetser and Ashley Terzia.

She is survived by her grandsons, Richard III (Kelly), Nicholas, and John; her great-grandchildren, Lyman, Susie, and Remington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive guests from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14 at Bernstein Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held at Beech Haven Baptist Church at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park.

Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


  • Receiving of Guests Tuesday, January 14, 2020
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, January 15, 2020


Frances Yronne Terzia

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Kelly Terzia

January 14, 2020

Grandmother was an amazing woman that lived life to its fullest. She loved her family and friends with all of her heart. She will truly be missed.

Monnie Ingram Allgood

January 13, 2020

Yronne Terzia , a true Steel Magnolia. She is with all those she loved and lost and I couldn’t be happier for her. Well done Sweet Lady!
Proverbs 31:10

Jewel Ramirez

January 12, 2020

I worked with Yronne at Athens Tech for many years. Special lady. Will always have fond memories of her and Dick. Prayers for whole family.