Welcome to the memorial page for

Pastor Terry Bye

February 24, 2017

     Pastor Terry Bye, age 62 a resident of Portland went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, February 24, 2017 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. He was the founder and Senior Pastor of the New Covenant Fellowship Church in Collett.

     Terry Bye was born October 2, 1954 in Portland, Indiana the son of Merritt and Mary Lu (Bailey) Bye.

     He was married on September 1, 1973 to Patty McKinnell.

Survivors Include:

His beloved wife- Patty Bye, Portland, Indiana

1 Son- Jason Bye (wife-Tammy), Portland, Indiana

1 Daughter- Melissa Miller (husband-James), Syracuse, Indiana

1 Brother- Rodney Bye (wife-Kim), Portland, Indiana

2 Sisters- Kim Williams (husband-Dan), Celina, Ohio

Stacy Newton (husband-Duane), Portland, Indiana

His Father- Merritt Bye, Portland, Indiana

5 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren

Several nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Lu Bye.


     Visitation will be held from 3pm-7pm on Friday in the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland.

     Funeral Services will be held at 10am Saturday in the New Covenant Fellowship Church, 1238 W. 450 S. Portland, Indiana with visitation 1 hour prior to services. Pastor Hugh Kelly and Gary Frey will officiate the services and burial will follow in the Alberson Cemetery, west of Geneva, Indiana.


Memorials may be directed to the family in care of Patty Bye or to the New Covenant Fellowship Church.


 Service Information

March 3, 2017

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
March 4, 2017

10:00 AM
New Covenant Fellowship Church
1238 West 450 South
Portland, IN 47371

Please consider making a donation to raise much needed funds to support the family at this difficult time.

No donation is too small and your support would be greatly appreciated.

February 27, 2017 3:58 pm

$20 from a private donor

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