Terry was born on March 21, 1946 in Middlesbrough, KY. He was raised in Kingsport, TN and graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in 1966. He attended Hiwassee College from 1966-1968. He married the love of his life, JoAnn Jenkins Glass, on June 19, 1968.
He was a general contractor for 30 years before retiring in 2014. He currently was the owner/operator of Old Stage Printing. Terry was the Founder and Director of Tennessee Hoedowners, a national champion clogging team. He was a former board member of: CLOG and served on Industrial Board of Hawkins County.
He is preceded in death by his father, Ernest Glass “Smiley”; mother and father-in-law, Kenneth and Patsy Jenkins.
Terry is survived by his loving wife, JoAnn Jenkins Glass; children, Melissa Glass Venoy, Sherry Glass Cox, Shannon and Amy Glass; grandchildren, Hayden Venoy, Avery Venoy, Gavin Cox, Evan Glass, Cameron Cox, Austin Glass, Trysten Cox, Corbyn Venoy, and Ansley Glass; mother, Dorothy Glass; four sisters-in-laws, a brother-in-law, several nieces and nephews along with many special dear friends and colleagues.
A visitation will be held from 3:00 – 7:30 PM on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Oak Grove Baptist Church. A funeral service will be conducted at 7:30 PM with Pastor Benny Keck officiating. A graveside service will be conducted on Sunday, January 12 at Hamblen County Memorial Gardens with Pastor Todd Haley. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home by 12:00 PM to go in procession.
Pallbearers will be Robbie Ramsey, Brent Potter, Kenneth Potter, Ron Carter, Scott Rutledge, and David Phillips. Honorary Pallbearers will be J. E. Cheek, all past and present Tennessee Hoedowners, Bill Phillips, Billy Barbour, Johnny Hash, and Scott Lawson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Shiners Hospital.
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Johnson – Arrowood Funeral Home of Church Hill is honored to serve the Glass family.