Neta was born Dec. 27, 1931, to Upton and Thelma Neta (Crelia) Mitchell at Eldorado. She graduated from Eldorado High School. She married W.A. Terry, Jr. on March 11, 1951 at the Hi- Point Methodist Church in Eldorado. To this union two daughters were born. She worked as a billing clerk at the City Hall in Eldorado since 1987. Nita loved to crochet and read in her spare time. She was a member of the Eldorado Methodist Church.
Neta was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Kenneth; and sister-in-law, Boo Mitchell.
She is lovingly survived by two daughters, Zelma Kirby and husband Terry of Eldorado, and Lillie Emberling and husband Richard of Lone Grove; four grandchildren, Neta Kirby and Randy of Eldorado, Shelly Jennings and Ryan of Healdton, James Kirby and Jacqueline of Eldorado, Jeremy Emberling of Lafayette, La.; eight grandchildren, Tyler, Brady, Jayden, Kason, Maddox, Madison, John, and Natalie; an aunt, Aubrey Langston of Marietta; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
The Terry family will greet friends 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday afternoon at the Kincannon Eldorado Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Eldorado Methodist Church c/o Betty Shumaker at 1-580-633-2619. Online tributes may be made at kincannonfuneralhome.com