CW5 Terry L. Brewer was born in Ankara, Turkey on October 17, 1964, the son of Mr. Estell Hughes Brewer and Mrs. Alma Diane Wagley Brewer Carpenter. He passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at his residence in Killeen, Texas.
He graduated from Baird High School in Baird, Texas in 1982. Terry joined the US Army in December of 1986 and devoted over 27 years to the Armed Forces. Over the course of his Military career, Terry traveled all around the US, the Middle East and Asia. His position as a Blackhawk Instructor Pilot was every little boy’s dream.
In 1986, Terry married his sweetheart, Ms. Lana Porter, of Ft. Collins, Colorado. They became the proud parents of two sons. After many Military duty stations, the Brewer family called Killeen, Texas home in the year 2000.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Sharlie and Ola Brewer of Pikeville and H.T. and Willadean Wagley of Texas.
He is survived by his parents Estell (Sue) Brewer of Baird, Texas and Diane (Lee) Carpenter of Fredericksburg, Virginia. He will forever live in the heart of his loving wife of 27 years, Lana Brewer, of Killeen, Texas; two sons, Cole Brewer of Austin, Texas and Cyle Brewer, and 1 daughter-in-law, Maria Brewer, of Killeen, Texas; two grandchildren, Anthony Alexander Brewer and Keira Rose Brewer, both of Killeen, Texas; brother, Garry (Melissa) Brewer of Lubbock, Texas; sister, Toni Jones of Eastland, Texas; three step-brothers, Wes (Chrissy) Byrd of Baird, Texas, Shawn Dylan (Thereza) Bryan of Germany and D’Wayne Carpenter of Richmond, Virginia; and step-sister, Lori (Keith) Swaner of Eula, Texas; and several nieces, nephews and a host of relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lana Brewer for the future establishment of the CW5 Terry L. Brewer Memorial Scholarship Fund. CW5 Brewer was laid to rest in the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery on August 30 with full Military honors.
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Arrangements were entrusted to Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Killeen, Texas.