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Terry Eugene Shell

November 7, 1943 ~ June 27, 2019 (age 75)


Services for Terrell “Terry” Eugene Shell will be held at 4:00 P.M., on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the Lacy Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Ken May officiating, followed by interment at West End Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:00-4:00 P.M., on June 29, 2019, at Lacy Funeral Home Chapel.

Terrell Eugene Shell passed away on June 27, 2019, at the age of 75 in Stephenville, Texas. Terry was born in Gorman, Texas, on November 7, 1943, to Melvin Shell and Maurine (Davis) Shell.

Terry lived in Gorman for many years and graduated from the University of Texas and the University of Texas Law School in Austin. He received his CPA license early in his career.

Terry was a long time executive of the family owned Shell Peanut Company in Gorman, Texas. When the family business sold, Terry moved to Dallas where he worked as an attorney specializing in estate law. Eventually, Terry opened law offices in Acton and Stephenville and moved to Granbury. He later moved to Stephenville where he was in private practice for many years.

Terry was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Maurine Shell. He is survived by his brother, John Shell of Stephenville; his sister, Marilyn Shell and husband, Dan Collins, of Portland, Maine; nephew, Jeremy Shell and wife, Michelle, of Stephenville; and nephew, Johnny Shell and wife, Anne, of San Antonio. He is also survived by great-nephews, Dawson Shell, Kaydon Shell, and Brandon Shell; and great-nieces, Alysa Shell, Katy Shell, and Olivia Shell.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Grace Place Ministries, 365 W Tarleton St, Stephenville, TX 76401.

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Funeral Service
June 29, 2019

4:00 PM
West End Cemetery
W Washington St & S Lillian
Stephenville, TX 76401

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