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