Terry Ellen (Stafford) Smith

May 11, 1960 ~ December 17, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Terry Smith Obituary

Terry Ellen Smith, 63, of Houston and Dallas, Texas peacefully passed away December 17, 2023, surrounded in love by her children and their spouses.

The first born of Ira Marion Stafford and Eloise Doris Gantt, she was born on May 11, 1960, in Pensacola, Florida. She was a beloved mother, sister, friend and grandmother. She is survived by her mother, Doris Gantt, sister Toni Austin, Daughters Elicia, Brandy and Savanah, their families and her son Cambron. She is preceded in death by her husband Jamie David Smith, brother Timothy Stafford and father Ira Marion Stafford.

Terry was the life of the party, always bringing laughter wherever she went. She had a beautiful outlook on life and always saw the world through rose-colored glasses. At the age of 40, Terry discovered her talents as a performer on the stage, bringing joy to audiences with her talent. She took immense pride in her children and grandchildren, often bragging about their accomplishments to anyone who would listen.

Terry dedicated 30 years of her life to working as a Loan Officer, demonstrating her commitment and diligence in her career. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, finding solace and strength in her faith. She enjoyed music, travel, theater, and spending time with friends and family.

A funeral service will be held in Terry's honor on Saturday, December 30, 2023, at 11:00 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 4202 Yellowstone Dr, Pasadena, TX 77504. Deer Park Funeral Directors in Deer Park, Texas, is assisting the family with the arrangements.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2024 at 6:30pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 10040 Legacy Dr, Frisco, Tx 75034.

Terry Ellen Smith will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

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Funeral Service
December 30, 2023

11:00 AM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
4202 Yellowstone Dr.
Pasadena, TX 77504

Memorial Service
January 3, 2024

6:30 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
10040 Legacy Dr
Frisco, TX 75034


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