Mt. Vernon Register-News

January 28, 2013

Terry Gee


MT. VERNON — — Terry K. Gee, 64, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Waltonville, passed away 9:59 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.

Terry was born Sept. 7, 1948, in Mt. Vernon, a son of Donald and Violet (Jenkins) Gee. He married Mary Jane (Newbury) on June 29, 1974, in Sesser, and she survives in Mt. Vernon.

Terry graduated from Murray State University in 1971. He taught high school agriculture and farmed with his father. He also had a small purebred swine operation. He was a sales representative and swine consultant for the last 32 years. He was of the Christian faith. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.  

He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Gee of Mt. Vernon; two children; Andy Joe Gee and wife Marrianne of Mt. Vernon and Knox Alan Gee and wife Krista of Mt. Vernon; one grandchild, Cooper Knox Gee; one sister, Donnella Gee Laur of Murphysboro; mother-in-law, Mary Newbury; brother-in-law, Tom D. Newbury and wife Kay; sister-in-law, Janice Page and husband Robert; and also many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law, Tom L. Newbury.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville with Pastor Tim Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow at Knob Prairie Cemetery in Waltonville.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville.

For those who wish, memorials may be made to Knob Prairie Cemetery and will be accepted at Newell Funeral Home where you may call 279-7272 for more information or visit at