Terri F. Massey, age 64, passed away peacefully the morning of July 17, 2019 in her Lawrenceville home with family by her side. She was born July 13, 1955 in Sand Springs, OK. She later moved to Ponca City, OK where she grew up and completed her early education. Terri joined the Oklahoma insurance industry and became one of the first female licensed insurance agents in the state. She continued her education and eventually became a licensed paralegal. She met her husband, Robert C. Massey in Lake Jackson, TX in 1978 and later moved to Houston, were they wed in November of 1980. Throughout their life together they resided in Texas, New York, Massachusetts, and Colorado. They eventually settled in Lawrenceville, GA, where she dedicated her life to raising her family. Terri truly lived her life to the fullest.  She had an uncanny ability to reach people in a deep and positive way. She had a whimsical personality and loved her family deeply. She was passionate about her Native American heritage, skiing, traveling, and had an extraordinary sense of style and fashion. She levered those passions modeling in her early years. She took up flying as a leisure pilot, and loved her little furry friends. Terri is survived by her spouse, Robert C. Massey of Lawrenceville, GA, her sons Bryan, Jason, and Joshua, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews and her sisters Sherry and Linda. She is Predeceased by her mother Ruth Pitts Fike, her father Clayton Fike, and her brother Gary Fike. A Celebration of Life for Family and friends will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Wages & Sons Funeral Home 1031 Lawrenceville GA, 30046. UPDATE: Mrs. Massey requested a casual gathering to celebrate her life, meaning jeans, sandals; blouse or shirt is appropriate dress for all. Terri’s final resting place with will be an interment at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. Donations can be made in honor and memory of Terri Massey either online to the Grace Foundation at https://www.curohealthservices.com/donate or by direct mail to Grace Hospice Foundation (Kindred Hospice Atlanta East)2302 Parklake Drive NE, Suite 150, Atlanta, GA 30345.

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  1. This is my beautiful sister Tewi, I love you forever – to the moon, little sister Linda . Rest in PEACE Tewi 🙏🌟✨💫

  2. Terri was a great sister very out going personality. She was proud of her accomplishments in her lifetime, and loved her family. As for sisters I know that she loved us very much, also our brother Gary. She will be missed but never forgotten. Love you Terri.

  3. She was such a bright light when I knew her over 40 years ago, so much so that I remember her smile and laugh like it was only yesterday. She was a fantastic young very hard working single mom when I knew her and her giving, servant spirit left an indelible mark on my persona. So much so that I did not hesitate when I was given the opportunity to marry a single mom myself and as a result am the proud dad 3 adopted children. God bless you, Terri

  4. Terri was the most beautiful soul I have ever met. She was Nana to my son Jayden and Caleb. We stood side by side for the last Sixteen years and what an honor it has been to share my life with hers. You will always be in my heart! Till will meet again. I love you Terri.

  5. Although we never met and as a friend and fellow patriot my heart and thoughts go out to you and your lovely wife. So sorry your love left so soon but in Gods hands we all are at His call. God bless brother!

  6. Thank you for sharing your spirit with me. I will forever be grateful for your unconditional love and support. You were one of a kind and one of my heroes! Until we meet again I will find you in nature and everywhere love shines. I love you Mama Massey!!

  7. She was my second mom. I met Josh and Jason in 1993 when we were little kids, and Mrs. Massey took me in like one of her own. Mrs. Massey, you sure will be missed! I’ll be lucky to meet a woman like you someday. May you rejoice in Heaven and enjoy eternal life 🙂

  8. Sweet Terri always had a smile for everyone and joy for life, even in the hard days. We are so blessed to have known her. You are all in our thoughts and prayers as you carry on without her for a little while.

  9. I met Terri when we moved to Gwinnett County in the early 1990s. She was a kind and friendly neighbor with a creative spirit. She was a delight to know and will be sorely missed. My deepest sympathy to Bob, Jason and Josh, as well as to the extended family.

  10. I always loved Ms. Massey’s eclectic sense of style. She marched to the beat of her own very glamorous drum. She was always warm and welcoming to everyone. Prayers going out to the Massey men and the rest of the family.

  11. As kids Terri was the best cousin ever. We had such great fun anytime we got together. Then as life has it, we had to grow up and go different directions. Terri certainly deserved the best in life. She will be missed by many. Rest In Peace Terri.

  12. I wish we could have seen each other more. I will cherish all the memories we made together. I’m so glad we got to visit during the family reunion in Florida. I’ll remember you fondly as my most glamorous and vivacious aunt! Love you dearly Aunt Terri. Until we meet again. xoxo your niece Carolyn

  13. I only met Terri a few times but knew her so well thru her sister Linda ! I felt like Terri , Linda , and Hon were my sisters from all the stories we shared . Terri you were a beautiful woman with a wonderful spirit ! You will be missed . Til we met again , Melanie

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