Dicy Bell Booth Terrell, 81, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at the Regency Skilled Nursing Home in Shawnee, OK.
Dicy was born September 13, 1937 in Tribbey, Oklahoma to John and Hattie (Mitchel) Boeck on her parent’s farm, where she grew up.
She graduated from Tribbey High School where she played basketball.
She has always loved to sing. Dicy was friends with and sang with Wanda Jackson. She was a military Naval wife and had 3 daughters and one son.
Dicy later became an ordained minister and did missionary work in Africa. She wrote and patented the song “Potter’s Wheel”. She attended the Hart Street Full Gospel Church in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Hattie Boeck; husbands, Loyal D. Terrell, Jr. and Henry Clay Booth; daughter, Gayla Joy Griggs; son, Howard Charles Keyes, III; granddaughter, Brendon Paige Hulce; and brother, Delno Boeck.
Those left to cherish her memory are 2 daughters, Julie Dennis and husband Tod of Oklahoma City, OK and Jeana Knight and husband Chuck of Shawnee, OK; 6 grandchildren, Delton Boxley and wife Arlene, Kevin Caylor and wife Chelsea, Amber Hulce and husband Jonathan, Charles Aaron Knight, Julia Nichole Griggs and Gina Griggs; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Lester Dewitt Boeck and wife Sonja and Bennie Boeck and wife Ruth; 6 nieces; one nephew; and a host of friends and other relatives.
Visitation will be from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 21, 2019 and continue through service time. Service will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Louis Bennett, New Home Full Gospel, Dibble, OK officiating. Private family burial will follow at Sunny Lane Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.