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Terry Wayne Viverette


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Jun. 08, 2021 - 3:59 PM

Terry Wayne Viverette

The Newnan Times-Herald

Terry Wayne Viverette, age 72, of Bremen, AL passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021 in Birmingham, AL.

Terry was born on August 11, 1948 in Meridian, MS to Margaret Frances Hamilton and Franklin Palmer Viverette, whom he both tormented and delighted with his antics along with his brother, William Michael Viverette. The family moved to Georgia in 1954, where they first lived in College Park and later moved to Forest Park where Terry attended Forest Park High School, graduating with the class of 1966.

After high school, Terry worked for Southern Bell (now AT&T). In 1967 Terry joined the Air Force, where he became Sergeant Terry Viverette. Stationed in Kansas he manned the Titan II Missiles. After military service, he returned to the Forest Park area and rejoined AT&T where he retired after 45 years of service.

Terry moved to Newnan, GA in 1986 built a home and occupied himself with the numerous projects that he seemed to enjoy planning and completing. All the while raising His two children, Michael and Nikki. Terry married Glenda on January 24, 2004 where they resided in Sharpsburg, GA. They were married 18 years.

Terry is survived by Glenda Ann Viverette (Bremen, AL); his children: Michael Viverette and Evea Viverette (Grantville, GA), Nikki Viverette Black and James Black (Nashville, TN), and Brandon and Jessica Bittle (Hayden, AL); his grandchildren Koby Viverette, Elizabeth Taylor, Tatum Bittle, Jackson Viverette, and Luke Bittle; his brother, William Viverette (Conroe, TX); and his cat, Gabby Viverette.

Terry enjoyed hunting, bird-watching, and was always working on a project, whether in his shop or in the yard. Terry was an incredibly capable man with strong opinions and convictions, and with a heart as big and tender as anyone his family knew. He loved his family and friends deeply, to be matched only by his family and friends’ love for him.

Terry’s service will be Friday, June 11 at 2 p.m. ET in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St, Newnan, GA 30263. Visitation will precede the service and begin at 1 p.m. ET. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family welcomes all expressions of love for Terry, including cards, flowers, or an honorary donation.

If you choose to donate, you can send an honorary donation to one of Terry’s favorite charities: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To donate, go to https://www.stjude.org/give/memorials-and-dedications/donation-in-honor-of-someone.html.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckoon.com

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory (770) 253-4580.