Rev. Joe Lee Terry

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Rev. Joe Lee Terry, 74, a resident of New Castle passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022 at Heritage House of New Castle. He was born October 26, 1947 in New Castle to the late Marion and Annabelle (Criswell) Terry.

A retired minister, he preached the gospel throughout the Midwest, giving numerous people the hope of Jesus Christ. Joe was also employed as a steel worker and a carpenter. He was affiliated with Charity Baptist Church and Calvary Baptist Church in New Castle. Joe had a fascination for trains and enjoyed singing and playing bluegrass and gospel music.

Survivors include a son: Marion “Jason” Terry; three grandchildren: Isaiah Mark Terry, Elizabeth Hope Terry and Jacob Sullivan; great-granddaughter: Madelynn Sullivan; three brothers: David, Danny and Tony Terry; two sisters: Linda Godfrey and Jewell Terry-Smith; his former wife: Glenda Kay Terry-Stewart; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two children: Joseph Mark Terry and Diana Lynn Terry; a granddaughter: Jennifer Sullivan; a brother Randall Terry; a sister: Jean Willoughby; and a daughter-in-law: Loretta Ann Terry.

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery, West Lawn Addition. Visitation will be from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, prior to the service. You may express condolences or share a memory of Joe at www.hinsey-brown.com.

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