DEACON TERRY GIRARD THOMAS, {50} son of the late Mr. Jerome Thomas and Mrs. Dorothy Thomas was born on June 24, 1966 in Myrtle Beach, SC. He departed this life Saturday, February 11, 2017. Terry attended school in Horry County and graduated from Myrtle Beach High School Class of 1981. Upon graduation, he furthered his education at Denmark Technical College in Denmark, SC. He was a faithful member and ordained Deacon at Life Outreach Ministeries of Myrtle Beach for over twenty~five {25} years. He served as Sunday School Supertindent, Sunday School Teacher, Pastor Armour Bearer, Church Driver and Church Accountant. He was known for his kind heart, friendly smile, encouraging words and giving spirit. “TERRY” leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife of twenty~five {25} years, Lora Lee Thomas; his three {3} children, Teresa {Myron} Pratt of Fort Pierce, FL, Tiara Thomas of Charleston, SC and Terry J. Thomas of Myrtle Beach, SC; seven brothers and sisters, Marilyn {Linwood} Vereen of Myrtle Beach, SC, Shelia {Joe} Evans of Myrtle Beach, SC, Tammy Jackson of New Haven, CT, Nikki {Alfonso} Bellamy of Fort Pierce, FL, Perry {Octavia} Thomas, Donya Chestnut and Portia Thomas all of Myrtle Beach, SC; Angela Eddings of Louisville, KY; stepmother, Ella “Dolly” Thomas of Myrtle Beach, SC; two {2} grandchildren, Myron Andravious Pratt, Jr. and Myressa Pratt; two {2} godchildren, Dominic Grissett and Tamari Jenkins and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and other beloved family members. Visitation will be held 6:00 ~ 8:00 PM Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Ocean View Memorial Chapel. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Friday, February 17, 2017 at Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home Cremation Services, LLC.