Frances Maxine Terry

September 15, 1931February 11, 2021

February 11, 2021, Ft. Worth, Texas – Frances Maxine Terry, 89, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family.

She was born in Ft. Worth, Texas, September 15, 1931 to John and Mamie Coates. Frances was one of 3 children. She and her husband Lloyd Terry were together for over 36 years until his passing and made their home in Ft. Worth. Lloyd Terry passed away in 1997.

As a young woman, she had a passion for roller skating, she coached others and participated in roller dance.

Throughout the years, she loved to garden, sew and was devoted to providing for her 4 children. She was also a devoted grandmother, great grandmother as well as a great great grandmother who all knew her as Nanny. As her granddaughter Christina said “Family was everything…” She took pride in her kids and grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Mamie Coates, husband Lloyd Terry, her sisters, Ruth Savage, Thelma McFaddin, and son Gary Headspeth.

She is survived by her daughters, Linda K. Tidwell, Mary J. Hernandez, and Deanna S. Shelton, and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and a great great grandchild.

The family would like to thank the doctor and staff at Community Hospice House of Texas; Hospice House, for their incredible care provided to Frances and the compassion and kindness given to the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to the Community Hospice House of Texas.


26 February

Funeral Service

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Laurel Land Funeral Home - Ft Worth

7100 Crowley Road
Fort Worth , TX 76134

26 February

Committal Service

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Laurel Land Memorial Park

7100 Crowley Road
Fort Worth, TX 76134


  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 25, 2021


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Mary Michael

February 22, 2021

I worked with Frances for long time at Al's Formal Wear, we all became special friends. Have lost so many dear sweet friends, Frances will be missed so much. She will always be in our hearts. Want to send my condolences to her family for their loss.

Frances you will have a special place in my heart and now you and Marlene are now are toether.❤❤❤❤😇😇😇😇💔💔💋😍

Linda Gray

February 21, 2021

Family of Frances. Just thinking of your lose and the memories yall have been sharing on Facebook. Yall did a great job, always be happy for those times. Now she resides in heaven with her other family. Love ya Deanna, Shelby And Colin. Morton and Linda