See her memoirs, ed. by E. Craig and C. St. John (1908, repr. 1969); her correspondence with G. B. Shaw, ed. by C. St. John (1931, repr. 1949); biographies by E. G. Craig (1932), R. Manvell (1968), C. Fecher (1971), and N. Auerbach (1989); study by M. Holroyd (2009).
Terry is a town in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 664 at the 2000 census. It is located near Interstate 55, about 15 miles southwest of Jackson, Mississippi and located in Supervisors District Five of Hinds County. The town is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.
There were 263 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the town the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $30,192, and the median income for a family was $35,875. Males had a median income of $25,781 versus $24,167 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,011. About 17.0% of families and 16.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.6% of those under age 18 and 18.5% of those age 65 or over.
The football field at the high school is named after B. C. Lee.
The Terry Headlight (named for the Head family, who for generations operated a pharmacy downtown) was the town's newspaper for many years. It has ceased to be published, but the Hinds County Gazette has a column each week about what goes on in Terry.
Other persons of note who have lived in Terry include writer Rick Bass, former chairman of the Mississippi Democratic Party Rickey Cole, and Bobby DeLaughter, prosecutor in the Byron De La Beckwith murder trial.
There are several church buildings of note in Terry. The First Baptist Church (formerly Terry Baptist Church) is the largest of the houses of worship. The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepard is located near where the town's water tower once stood. This building was a hospital during the Civil War. A grave lies behind the church. It supposedly belongs to a Gypsy girl who fell out of her wagon when the Gypsies were not allowed to drive through the middle of town.
Two former churches which have closed but served the town for many years are the Terry United Methodist Church and the Terry Sanctified Church.
A smaller church, located in the middle of a neighborhood, is known as Little Bethel C.M.E. Church. The pastor is Pastor Eugene McLamore and the superintendent is Nathan Slater.
Roderick "Rod" Nicholson is the current mayor. The Board of Aldermen includes Virginia Smith Bailey, Joseph Kendrick, Elzena Kitchens Johnson, Greg Moore, and Doris Young. These town officers are elected every four years in non-partisan elections, that is they are independent of any party labels.
Three Hinds County officials are from the Terry area: George S. Smith (supervisor for District Five), Clyde Chapman (Justice Court Judge for District Five), and Bennie Buckner (Constable for District Five).
The state senator representing the district that includes Terry is Richard White. Terry is represented by both Jim Ellington and Greggory Holloway in the state House of Representatives.