of Mountain View, AR
November 8, 1943 - February 20, 2021
Terry Lynn Pogue, 77, of Mountain View, Arkansas, passed from this life on Saturday, February 20, 2021. Terry was born on November 8, 1943 in Sylamore, Arkansas to the late Clyde Francis and Pearl Annie Pogue. Terry's early school years were in Melbourne but he eventually transferred to Mountain View High School from which he graduated. He enlisted in the US Marine Corp in 1964. He was stationed in San Diego, California. Following his time in the Marine Corp, he returned to Mountain View where he and Betty Nichols (Pogue) began dating. Soon after marriage (to Betty of course) the decided to start their life together in Kansas City, Kansas, where they lived for five years and had one son, Lynn. Upon returning to Mountain View, Terry worked for the USDA Forest Service. While working for the Forest Service, Terry helped complete the second tour trail at Blanchard Springs Caverns, traveled to numerous states to battle forest fires, worked to maintain forest conservation, and helped maintain camping facilities in the recreational area. Terry won special recognition from the federal government in 1990 for his work in preserving America's Wilderness Heritage with the Primitive Skills Project in Leatherwood Wilderness. Terry enjoyed traveling (Hawaii was his favorite), watching NASCAR racing, baseball, football, boating, going to Sonic, reading western novels AND especially working crossword puzzles. Knowing Terry was to know he enjoyed eating; he would even gladly share recipes he found in the monthly magazines given away at Best Drug Store. Although Parkinson's slowed him down, Terry was able to still enjoy many years of retirement and will be sincerely missed by his loving family and friends. Terry was preceded in death by his only sister Joye Bagby of Mountain View, Arkansas. Terry is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Betty; his son Terry Lynn Jr and his wife Regina of Lewisville, Texas, along with a host of many loving extended family members and friends. A visitation service will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, from 5:00-7:00 PM at Roller Crouch Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2021, beginning at 10:00 AM also at Roller Crouch Funeral Home with services officiated by Brother David Campbell. Pallbearers will be Bobby Nichols, Michael Nichols, David Nichols, John David Nichols, Mike Sisk and Chad Atchison.
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Keeping you in my prayers
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.
My prayers are with you and your family. So sorry for your loss
Betty so sorry for your loss. Will keep you and your son in our prayers! God Bless!
I am so sorry for your loss. I will be unable to attend the visitation or funeral due to scheduling of getting baby chickens. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you or your mother.
Betty and Lynn, I am so sorry for your loss. I thought a great deal of Terry and you. My prayers are with you.
Sorry for your loss. TAKE CARE!!!
Betty and Lynn, I’m so sorry to hear that Terry has passed away. I know you are going to miss him terribly. Stay close to God and He will guide you through this day by day.
Betty, We are so sorry for your loss. Terry was a fine man who was very respected. We will keep you in our prayers. Ronda and Gerald
Betty & Family, We are so sorry for your loss and know that we are praying for you. Keith & Sonja Jessen