Terry Lee Flenory, also known as “Southwest T,” was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1967. Alongside his younger brother, Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory, who were a prominent figure in the world of drug trafficking.
Terry Lee Flenory And Drug Trafficking
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the Flenory brothers co-founded the notorious Black Mafia Family (BMF). BMF quickly gained notoriety for its involvement in large-scale drug distribution, primarily dealing with cocaine. They operated across multiple states and even had connections in the music industry, adding to their mystique. However, their empire eventually crumbled. In 2005, both Terry and Demetrius were arrested and charged with federal drug trafficking offenses. Terry Lee Flenory faced a lengthy prison sentence as a result of his involvement in BMF’s illegal activities. The brothers were both given 30 years jail term in 2008 after they pleaded guilty of the judges against them. Fortunately for Terry, he was released from jail in 2020 but as faith would have it, his life was cut short when he was murdered in 2022.
Terry Lee Flenory’s Wife
Terry Lee Flenory was married to Tonesa Welch who played a vital role in her husband’s drug trafficking business. Referred to as the “First Lady” of the gang, she made sure every operation was a success and supported gang’s business wholeheartedly.
Tonesa was born in Detroit but much is not know about her childhood and immediate family. She was jailed in 2008 for money laundering and was discharged in 2012 after serving her jail term.