Terry Scott Wilcox

Monday, December 15, 2014

Terry Scott Wilcox, age 57, of Alpena, AR passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 at his home. He was born Nov. 28, 1957, in Harrison to Tom and the late Billie (Bailey) Wilcox.

Terry attended Alpena School and he enjoyed playing basketball. His basketball skills soon led him to becoming a star player for the Alpena Leopards. He joined the National Guard in 1977 and served for 6 years. Terry was a member of the Alpena First Baptist Church. His hobbies were fishing, hunting and looking for arrowheads. He was a lifetime devoted heavy construction worker and pipeliner with the IUDE Local 101. He had been employed for a number of pipeline companies including the following: Sheehan, Precision and Michaels. His work took him into many different parts of the United States and Alaska.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Frances (Billie) Wilcox, and an infant sister, Jeanette Lynn Wilcox.

Terry is survived by his father, Tom Wilcox of Alpena; daughters, Angela Napier and husband Phillip of Alpena, Christie Usrey and husband Byron of Alpena and their mother Phyllis (Savage) Youngblood of Alpena, Tara Coots and husband Donald of MO; one brother, Gary Wilcox and wife Janet of Alpena, two nieces, Kala Shoemaker and husband Tim of Ozark MO, Julie Kelkhoff and husband Aaron of Salt Lake City, UTh; his girlfriend, Shirley Rocole of Alpena; grandchildren, Anniston and Allyson Napier, Ashlin and Caleb Usrey, Gaige, Garrett and Carleigh Coots, as well as a host of other family members and friends.

Celebration of Life services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday Dec. 15, 2014 at Alpena First Baptist Church. Pastor Freddie Blevins and Wesley Cantwell will officiate with interment following at Alpena Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at Smith Family Funeral Home in Green Forest.

On line condolences at www.smithfamilyfuneralhome.net.

Memorials may be made to the Alpena Volunteer Fire Department P.O Box 4, Alpena, AR 72611.