A funeral service for Dr. Terry Edward Douglas, 83, of Marshall, Texas will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 25, 2024, in the Chapel of Downs Funeral Home. Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Zion Hill Cemetery in Jasper, Texas. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, March 24, 2024, at the funeral home.

Terry was born on November 12, 1940, in Sontag, Mississippi to Calvin and Louise Douglas and passed away on March 20, 2024, in Marshall, Texas.

He loved fishing, dark roast community coffee, traveling and being a pastor. He loved his family. During his lifetime, Terry also served as the Director of Evangelism for the Baptist Resource Network of Pennsylvania/South Jersey.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Calvin and Louise Douglas; his first wife, Diann Douglas, and two brothers, Joe Douglas and wife, Minnie and Ernie Douglas and wife, Debbie.

He is survived by his wife, Georgia Douglas; his children, Denise Welch and husband, Jack, Dana Douglas, and Terry “Eddie” Douglas Jr. and wife, Christine; brothers, Wendell Douglas (Melba), Chester Douglas (Emma), and Calvin Douglas (Nancy); sisters, Dorothy Townsend (Bubba), Linda Bilbo (Bill) and Ginny Furlow (Reece); his extended step-families of Lance Hogan, Curtis Hogan, Ricky Dyer, and William Dyer; his grandchildren, Racy Kane, Jeff Welch, Brad Welch, Joshua Haggard, Haley Haggard, Owen Douglas and Cole Douglas; 11 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren along with numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

This obituary originally appeared on Downs Funeral Home.