He attended Carbondale Community High School and later graduated from Massac County High School; after which he attended John A. Logan College.
Terence was a long time manager at Rent-One and was currently an assistant manager at Circle K, formerly known as American Gas and Wash in Carbondale.
Terence confessed a belief in Christ and was baptized in July of 2010 and became a faithful member of Olivet Freewill Baptist Church in Carbondale.
On Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 Terence was called home to be with his Heavenly Father. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his mother, Faye Joyner-Keene; his special friend Kimberly Whitfield; his children, Kimiko, Deshawn, De`aundre and Michelle, all of Carbondale; two grandchildren of Carbondale; two brothers, Timothe Bogan-Keene and Terel (Karen) Joyner-Keene, both of St. Louis, Mo.; his grandmother, Helen Bradshaw; his aunts, Sonja Bogan, Brenda (John) Merriweather, Perri Bradshaw, Frances (Kevin) Ferguson and Robin Johnson, all of Metropolis, and Mary Louise (Donald) Gay of Milwaukee, Wis.; as well as a host of great-aunts, great-uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Alonzo Bradshaw; his great-grandfather, Cary Nelson; his great-grandmother, Mayme Nelson; and one uncle, Jeffrey Johnson.
Funeral service was Thursday at Olivet Freewill Baptist Church in Carbondale with Bishop Albert Ingram officiating. Rev. Monte Russell served as eulogist. Burial followed at Oakland Cemetery in Carbondale.
Jackson Funeral Home of Carbondale was in charge of arrangements.