Funeral services for Mr. Donald E. Gentry, 93, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 3 P.M. on Friday, October 9,
2015, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 P.M. to 9
P.M. and on Friday from 12 Noon until time of services.
He passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at his
He was born June 4, 1922, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Averitt Gentry and Romer Dycus Gentry. On January 4,
1969, he was married to Myrtie Gentry, who survives. He was
the former owner of Don's Radio and TV, and served in the
U.S. Army during World War II.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Son: Jimmy Gentry; 1 Sister: Ethel Brazell; 2 Half-Brothers: Paul
and Dale Gentry; and 2 Half-Sisters: Stella and Ruby.
Survivors include his Wife: Myrtie Gentry of Gainesboro, TN;
1 Son: Donnie (Theresa) Gentry of Cookeville, TN; 3
Daughters: Joy Wilson of Murfreesboro, TN, Angie Crow of
Cookeville, TN, and Tammy Gentry Pennington of Gainesboro,
TN; 16 Grandchildren: Billy Wilson, Michael Wilson, Lisa
Ashton, Toni Bowman, Terri Collins, Tiffany Gentry Gipson, J.D.
Gentry, Delonna Gehring, Andy Dailey, Corey Pennington,
Brooks Goans, Blake Goans, Zachary Pennington, Dillon
Gentry, Haley Gentry, and Kaylee Gentry; 21 Great
Grandchildren; 1 Half-Brother: Robert Gentry of Carthage, TN
and 2 Half-Sisters: Gayle Gentry Boyle of Phoenix, AZ
and Faye Lynch of Reno, Nevada.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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