The moment has come when the Lewis Crematory must pause and inform all that Mrs. Terry Vaught Cates no longer resides on this side of the Jordan river. On Thursday evening, November 25, 2021 that Glorious ship of Zion, left the dock at Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet, SC with Mrs. Cates on board, bound for Paradise.
Terry was born in Conway on July 21, 1950 to the late Billy Ken Vaught Sr. and Nada Smith Vaught. She was employed at the family owned restaurant, Inlet View restaurant for over 30 years until her retirement.
Terry loved to travel, and go out to dinner with family and friends. She will be most remembered by her family and friends as a loving and caring person, a great mom and a friend to all.
Terry is survived by her daughter, Crystal Bosarge (David), two grandchildren, Scarlett Carnley and Rosswell Bosarge of Empire, Louisiana, two sisters, Joan (Charles) Howard, and Crystal Reid, three nieces, Katie Vaught Burroughs (Ezra) whom she thought of as her own daughter, Cameron Reid of Columbia, SC and Keri Reid of Emerald Isle, NC, one nephew, William "Kenny" Vaught whom she thought of as her own son, and one great nephew, Bryson of Murrells Inlet.
Terry was preceded in death by a son, E. Rosswell "Ross" Johnson, and a brother Billy "Ken" Vaught Jr.
Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Lewis Crematory, Myrtle Beach, SC.
Mrs. Cates is entrusted to the care of Lewis Crematory and Funeral Services, Myrtle Beach, SC.
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