James B. Terrian, 90, of Ashland died Sept. 11, 2012

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | 7:19 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — James B. Terrian of Ashland, a Hickman High School and MU graduate, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. He was 90. 

Mr. Terrian was born in Boone County to Elmer J. and Hallie Baumgartner Terrian. He spent most of his adult life working for ABF Trucking in Chicago and enjoyed traveling, reading books and playing bridge. He loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball.


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Survivors include his sister, Gloria List of Winter Haven, Fla.; two nieces, Judy Bridgemen and her husband, Perry, of Lake Wales, Fla., and Terri Breedlove and her husband, Steve, of Columbia; and several great nieces, nephews and numerous cousins.

A brother died earlier. 

A visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home, and services will follow at 11 a.m. Internment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Central Christian College of the Bible Advancement Department at 911 East Urbandale Drive, Moberly, MO 65270 or Show Me Christian Youth Homes at P.O. Box 6, La Monte, MO 65337.

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