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Terry Dryden

May 18, 1984 — June 27, 2022

Terry Dryden

Terry Lynn Dryden Jr, 38, of Cleveland, Oklahoma passed from this life on June 27, 2022.

Terry was born on May 18, 1984, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Terry was the son of Terry Dryden, Sr. and Nancy Gibbons. Terry was raised by his grandparents LaDean and A.C. Gibbons and aunt and uncle Carlotta and Raymond Alexander. Terry grew up in Cleveland later graduating from Cleveland High School with the Class of 2003. Terry played various sports growing up. Terry has worked several different jobs in Cleveland and was currently at the Cleveland Manor as a maintenance man.

Terry was always the person that made everyone laugh and had a smile on his face constantly. Terry never met a stranger and enjoyed being around others. The most significant part of his life was his son Syler who he loved dearly. Terry was a very giving person and was always willing to help you in any situation. Terry was currently attending the First Christian Church.

Survivors are his son, Syler Dryden, aunt and uncle Carlotta Alexander and Raymond Alexander, Charlotte and Steve Lang, sisters Laura Dryden, Bobbie Cross, Carla Freeman and Raymond, Kim Alexander, brother Jeff Alexander and Stacy as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his biological parents Terry Dryden and Nancy Gibbons, grandparents LaDean and A.C. Gibbons, brother John David and a uncle Stan Gibbons.

Life Celebration Services will be held 2:00 pm, Thursday, July 7th at the Community Center in Cleveland, Oklahoma. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm till 7:00 pm on Wednesday July 6th 10:00 am till 5:00 pm Thursday, July 7th at the Chapman-Black Funeral Home. Friends and family may visit an online guest book and memorial page for Terry at

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