Funeral services for Mr. Billy C. Gentry, 71, of Gainesboro,
Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Monday, November 17,
2008, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial with full military honors will follow in the
Cubb Creek Cemetery in the Cubb Creek community of
Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 P.M. – 9
P.M., and Monday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
Mr. Gentry passed away on Friday, November 14, 2008, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born September 10, 1937, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Johnnie William and Daisy Scott Gentry. He was a
food store clerk and manager, and served in the U.S. Air Force
during the Vietnam Era.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Son: Steve Dewayne Gentry; and 2 Brothers: Troy Eugene
Gentry and Edward L. Gentry.
Survivors include 1 Daughter and Son-in-Law: Debra and
Terry Allen of Williamsburg, VA; 2 Grandchildren: Tracy Joy
Gibson and Matthew David Manning, both of Williamsburg, VA;
4 Great-Grandchildren: Elizabeth Jackson, Dylan Gibson,
Kaitlyn Gibson, and Gabriel Manning, all of Williamsburg, VA; 2
Brothers: William “Buddy” Gentry of Gainesboro, TN, and Roy
Gentry of Baxter, TN; 1 Sister: Myrtle English of Antioch, TN;
and 2 Sisters-in-Law: Evelyn Gentry of Baxter, TN, and Mary
Ann Gentry of Gainesboro, TN. Several nieces, nephews, other
relatives, and friends also survive.
© 2008 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home