Terry Lynn Massengill, 70, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023, at his home in Republic. He was born in Monett on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1953; son of Donald Lee Massengill and Symanthia “Joann” (Hartin) Dalton.
He was a 1971 graduate of Aurora High School. After high school, he served in the Army where he was a “Gieber”, a part of a special group who served in Giebelstad Germany 3rd/ 67th ADA A Battery 1970s.
Massengill married Tina Alley in 2000.  
He is survived by his wife, Tina of Republic; two sons, Shawn Massengill of Iowa City, Texas and Kyle Massengill of Republic; two daughters, Tracy Massengill of Carthage and Lisa Dziennik of Anderson; two brothers, Dennis (Candy) Massengill of Muleshoe, Texas and Don (Sheila) Massengill of Joplin; one sister, Sherryl Soutee of Republic; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Massengill was preceded in death by his parent; a son, Clifton Don Massengill; and a stepson, Robert Mapes.
Memorial service, with full military honors, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, at  Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City, with Pastor Larry Herndon officiating.


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