Terry Barron Segall, age 74, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clara and David Segall, and a brother, Richard Alan Segall. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Brenda Segall of Gainesville; daughters Tara Teilhaber and husband Brett and Shannon Clayman and husband Ken, all of Atlanta; grandchildren Allie Teilhaber, Blake Teilhaber, Carly Clayman and Remy Clayman; brother and sister-in-law Robert and Mona Segall; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Donald and Cheryl Ogle.
Mr. Segall was born Aug. 21, 1942, in Savannah. He was a 1960 graduate of Jenkins High School. He attended Armstrong State College in Savannah and later attended the University of Georgia in Athens. He was the CEO of the Segall and Sons Catalog showroom chain, which he helped found in 1965. The chain included stores in Savannah, Columbus, Macon and Albany. He served as the president of American Merchandisers Catalog Showroom and as a consultant to Catalog Showroom Magazine and chairman of the watch committee for American Merchandisers catalog group. He and his wife, Brenda, operated the catalog showroom chain and later operated Greetings from the Hill stationery and gift store. He was a partner in Segall Associates, which developed shopping centers over many years. He was the president of the Better Business Bureau of West Georgia and East Alabama.
He was a member of Shearith Israel Synagogue in Columbus and served on its board. He was the president of B’nai B’rith men’s organization and served as the president of the Jewish Federation of Columbus. In addition, he served as a board member at the Green Island Country Club. After moving to Lake Lanier in Gainesville, he enjoyed boating, golfing, and spending time with friends and family. He and his wife had a great passion for traveling the world, and he had a love for the Atlanta Falcons and the Georgia Bulldogs.
Sign the online guestbook at www.edressler.com. Donations can be made to the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, 4915 St. Elmo Ave., Suite 202, Bethesda, MD 20814.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 25, at Temple Emanu-El, Sandy Springs. A graveside service was held at Riverdale Cemetery in Columbus, with a reception afterward at Shearith Israel Synagogue in Columbus. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.