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Tera Culbreth

October 4, 1926 ~ April 27, 2020 (age 93)


God saw that you were getting tired, and here was no cure to be. He put his arms around you and whispered, "Come to me my child". 

Although, we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay because God his plan in his special way

A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest, God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best. 

Tera Clyde Butler Culbreth was born on October 4, 1926 to the late Alice Robinson and the late Marion A. Butler. She had six brothers: Ivy, Perry Lee, Paul, Murphy, Clifton, and Lutrell and also two sisters: Minnie and Ada which preceded her in death. 

Tera attended Roseboro School. After graduating from Roseboro Colored School, she attended and graduated from Deshazor Beauty College in Durham, North Carolina. She began and continued her career as a cosmetologist with a shop owner in Clinton,  NC until she met and married Muriel Culbreth of Mount Pleasant Community until his death. To their union, three children were born, Muriel McArthur, Patricia and Harold. She chose and remained in a small setting of Snow Hill Community to rear her family and shield from the hustle and bustle of city life. 

Tera worked at Countrywide Sewing Factory using her skills and knowledge that provided helpful in starting her own private business as a seamstress after her retirement from Countrywide. 

Tera joined and remained an active member at Snow Hill Missionary Baptist Church. She held the position of Church Treasurer for many years. She was a member of the Senior Choir where she loved to sing. She strongly believed in prayer and loved the Lord. She was also known for her loving smile and kind words to other. 

Tera leaves to cherish her memories: Muriel McAuthur Culbreth (Iris) of Clinton, NC, Patricia Goodman  (Ervin) of Oxon Hill, Maryland, and Harold Culbreth (Bettye) of Roseboro, NC.

Grandchildren: Muriel III (Ella), Keith (Carson), Christopher (Lynn), Angela, Terria, and Terrance (Kitta);

Great Grandchildren: Ebony, Keavon, Aulani, Aiden, Marchellis, Lauren, and Landon. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. A very Special Aunt, Sannie Purdie of Salemburg, NC. 

A private graveside service with be held Saturday, May 2, 2020 at  Noon in Roseboro Cemetery in Roseboro, NC Service will be live streamed through Butler & Son Funeral Home Facebook Page. 


Butler & Son Funeral Home, Inc. 

Roseboro, NC


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