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Terri Belshe


Sunrise: December 29, 1960

Sunset: August 10, 2019

Terri Clemons Belshe, age 58, passed peacefully into eternal rest at her home in Alpharetta, GA, surrounded by her family on August 10, 2019. She was born on December 29, 1960 in Portsmouth, VA to Mrs. Magalene Smith Clemons and the late Toney A. Clemons, Sr. as the middle child of five siblings.

She attended schools in Suffolk, VA where she was a 1980 graduate of John Yeates High School. Terri was last employed as a client service manager in Alpharetta, GA where her lovely telephone voice and excellent customer service skills were on full display. Always one with a creative and entrepreneurial spirit, Terri also started two companies; a marketing company creating flyers and other marketing materials for churches and individuals across the country as well as a local cleaning business.

She was baptized at an early age as a member of New Hope Baptist Church, Suffolk, VA. She loved the Lord with all her heart, body, soul and spirit exemplifying a strong faith that encouraged everyone she met. Terri was devoted to her family and became interested in genealogy and researching family history. In the process, she met and developed loving relationships with relatives both near and far.

Terri was a kind, loving and giving person. She was an excellent wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend! She loved to garden and took pride in the care of her beautiful home.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Jack Belshe, her daughter, Transis Clemons (Steven Herndon), and two grandchildren, Josiah and Jibri Herndon of Alpharetta, GA. Her mother, Mrs. Magalene Clemons of Portsmouth, VA, one sister, Mrs. Beverly Heath (William) of Powder Springs, GA, three brothers, Toney, Gary, and Tracy Clemons (Melody) all of Portsmouth, VA and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Viewing Friday, August 16, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Family Receiving Friends Friday, August 16, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Saturday, August 17, 2019 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens 4569 Shoulders Hill Road Suffolk, VA 23435

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    Gwen Strickland says

    My Condolences to the Clemons family sorry for your loss you are in my prayers. Just know your loss is heaven’s gain. No more pain and suffering

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      Yvonne Glasgow says

      My condolences to the Clemons family, praying for the family during this difficult time.

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    Barbara Collins and Family. says

    You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Deeply sorry for your loss. She was a true friend to my family members and I will forever be thankful for kindness.

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    Rita Austin says

    Beverly & Family , we are sorry for your loss. God has another beautiful flower for his garden. From your family here in Georgia, we love you all. Keep holding to Gods unchanging hands. Love, Johnny& Rita Austin, and the Wyatt Family.

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    Carol Lewis says

    I am going to miss my dear cousin so much, I loved when me and my family cant down to visit you in Atlanta, I loved talking about our family tree, and still have my CD you gave me, Im so sad everytime I think about you being gone, I need someone to talk about the family reunion now, I just said I was going to call you last week, You cant put off what you going to do today for tomorrow, because tomorrow is not promised to you, RIP honey, I will see you again, I love you. your cousin in Raleigh NC, Clemons side of family.

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    Cathey Edwina Blount says

    My sincerest sympathy to the Clemons and Belshe families. You will remain in my prayers.

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    Diane Foster says

    So sorry to hear about the passing of my long time friend Terry. May the presence of the Lord carry you though this time in your lives. God Bless! Love, Diane(Boone) Foster & family

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    Karen Dickerson says

    Words can’t explain how heavy my heart is due to the loss of one of my favorite cousins, Terri Clemons Belshe. She will truly be missed. I remember when she first called me while tracing the family tree. I knew instantly that we were related because we both love to talk. When I met her at the first family reunion in Kittrell, NC, it was on. She jumped out of her seat to help me as soon as she saw me. Of course, Jack was behind her. Over the years, our love grew stronger and stronger. She was the reason that I looked forward to attending the Clemons Family Reunions. I knew if she was there, we were going to have a ball! She had such a big giving heart. Whenever I needed help with flyers and church programs, I knew I could always depend on her. She was awesome in graphics designs. I called her my “Photoshop Queen!” I will always remember our bible studies too. I told cousin Terri that God had called her to preach. She knew and lived by the Word of God. She explained scriptures in a way that I could understand and not forget them. On our last conversation last week, she reminded me that flesh and blood cannot enter into the kingdom of God. I knew then that my dear Cousin was ready for her transition. I know I will see her again one day so this gives me solace knowing that she’s in a better place. What a precious gem she was. Rest in peace my beautiful loveable Cousin Terri. I love you but God loves you best. To her husband Jack and my beautiful Cousins Magalene, Transis, Beverly, Gary, and Tony hold on to God’s unchanging hands and to each other. Thank you for sharing her with me. Love you all.

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    Gary Graham says

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of cousin Terry. We use to speak alot on the telephone about many things. She was an encouraging person with a kind word and positive spin on the negatives in life.

    To Jack and the family, I am sending my prayers and deepest condolences.

    Cousin Terry may your sweet spirit be at rest in the arms of God.

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    Tish McMillian-Johnson says

    Jack, Transis, Momma Clemons and family, I was sorry to hear of Terriโ€™s passing. She was such a light in this world. Always fun-loving and kind. Woman of God. Our condolences and prayers for your comfort today and always.

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    Pastor Katie Armstrong says

    Prayers and Condolences to the Family. Weeping may endure for a night but joy comes in the Morning. Itโ€™s Sister Terri Morning. The Dawn of a New Day. Resting in Paradise until that Great Day of The Lord.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

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    Rita Porter- Gainey says

    To the Clemons family, I am truly sorry for your loss. Yes! Terri was a very beautiful person, body & soul and she will be missed even though I hadn’t seen her in so long. God bless and keep you all in his loving arms!!!

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    Gary Pierce and Family says

    I had the privilege of meeting Terri back in the 80’s and back then I notice that she had a wonderful spirit about herself. Even though I have not seen or spoke to her since the 80’s Terri and her husband briefly communicated over the phone with me approx 3 years ago and they both volunteer to help market my business for free. All I could think of is “Where do you find these kind of people any more” Once again I had to remind myself that God uses his flock to help one another just in time. Rest in Peace, because the Lord has you. May your Husband and family find peace during this time.

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    Nikia Clemons says

    My deepest condolences! Rest now Terri absent from the flesh but always present in the spirit. Tell my Daddy I love and miss him cuz until then rest easy

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    Kenny Evans says

    To the Clemons and Belshe family my condolences in the lost of such a fine lady , a dear friend my heart and prayers go out to you

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    Derrick Jones and Family says

    My sincere condolences and prayers. Terri had a great

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    Patricia A Blackmore says

    Casting all your cares upon the Lord for he cartes for you. I am sending this Condolences to the family of Belshe and the Clemons family. This is from the Killebrew family . God Bless.

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