Terry Lee Flanary passed away April 26 in Thorp Springs. He was 52 years old.

A graveside service was held Saturday at Oak Grove Cemetery in Walnut Springs.

Terry was born in Glen Rose on July 12, 1959. He loved the Lord and daily looked forward to His return.

He graduated from Glen Rose High School in 1978. He served in the U.S. Army after high school and soon married and began raising a family.

In 1989, Terry became a member of the original cast of “The Promise,” where he portrayed the blind man hung as a thief on the cross.

He was disabled the last few years of his life and battled cancer the last few months.

He dearly loved his family and intends to be as close to heaven’s gate as he can be to greet each one upon their arrival. For now, he would want to wish you Jesus and a God-blessed day.

He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Hall Flanary.

He is survived by his wife, Sheron Derebery Flanary; son, David Lee Flanary; daughter, Valerie Nicole Sanders; stepson, Michael Novack; David’s fiancé, Nicole Eyer, and Valerie’s boyfriend Wesley F Spinner II.

Grandchildren include David’s children Larissa Marie, Elizabeth Nicole, Tina Denise, Corbynn Lee and Josiah Matthew Lee; and Valerie’s children Earl Alvis Sanders V and Trinity Kay Jean Sanders. Terry is also survived by his mother,Geraldine Flanary, sister, Sherry Flanary Watts, and her husband, Brian Watts, all of Glen Rose; and a brother, Gary Flanary, and wife, Toni, both of Cleburne.