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Terry Ann (Ullery) McKellar
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Terry (Ullery) McKellar

Terry Ann McKellar, 81, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, December 28, 2017.
She was born July 3, 1936, to Robert Maynard and Florence Naomi (Kleiner) Ullery in St. Joseph.
Terry married T. Bradley Jones December 28, 1956. They were later divorced. She married Edwin I. McKellar, Jr., September 7, 1973 in Houston, Texas where they made their home.
Terry graduated from Central High School, and the University of Missouri where she was a cheerleader and a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She received her Masters of Education from the University of Houston. Terry was a teacher and administrator for gifted and talented education in the Houston Independent School District for 36 years.
She was a dedicated member of Ashland United Methodist Church, St. Joseph and First United Methodist Church, Houston, TX, Missouri Retired Teachers Associations, Mizzou Alumni Association, St. Joseph Country Club, Benton Club, St. Joseph Performing Arts Association, PEO, Missouri Western Ambassadors, and the Runcie Club. When her health permitted, she served at the Open Door Food Kitchen and Meals on Wheels, as well as teaching Sunday School for 20+ years.
Terry was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin I. McKellar, Jr.; parents; stepson, Edwin I. McKellar, III.
Survivors include her daughters, Tracy Christie (Terry), St. Joseph, and Robin Lowe (David), Rochester, MN; step-daughters, Dr. Nancy McKellar, Wichita, Kansas, and Molly Espey (Stephen), Houston, Texas; step-sons, Miles McKellar (Desiree) and Mark McKellar, both of Houston, Texas; granddaughters, Jennifer Augenstein (Guy),Hannah and Evie Lowe; grandsons, Brad Christie (Molly), Brett Christie, Toby and Jared Lowe; step-grandson, Matthew McKellar; step-granddaughters, Anna Brassham, Morgan and Lauren McKellar; great-grandchildren, Jack, Abby, and Joey Augenstein; and brother John Ullery (Carole), Hilton Head, South Carolina.
Farewell Services 1:00 P.M. Saturday, Ashland United Methodist Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Ashland United Methodist Church. Online guest book and obituary at

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Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

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Saint Joseph, MO 64506





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Ashland United Methodist Church

2711 Ashland Ave
st. Joseph , Missouri 64504

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Memorial Park Cemetery

5005 Frederick Ave
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506

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Ashland United Methodist Church

2711 Ashland Ave
St. Joseph, MO 64506

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