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Jerry Gentry

May 19, 1935 - October 23, 2003

1953 Moss Graduate
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     Jerry Gentry, 68, of Panola, OK died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, in Tulsa, OK.
     Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday at Park Road Church of Christ in Wilburton, OK with Minister Frank Wilson officiating.  Arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Harkins Funeral Home of Wilburton, OK. Interment followed at Memorial Garden Cemetery, Wilburton, OK.
     Born May 19, 1935, in Holdenville, OK,  to Benton and Ada Gentry, he was a long time resident of the Wilburton/Panola area where he owned and operated the NAPA Auto Parts Store before his retirement in 1998. He married Jane McDonald on Sept. 3, 1956, in Wetumka, OK. He was a member of the Church of Christ, a past member of the Wilburton Lions Club, Wilburton Round-Up Club, Wilburton Motorcycle Club, Kiamichi Country Tourist Association and participated with the Belle Star Reinactors. He was an animal enthusiast and enjoyed time with the Coffee Shop Gang.
     Survivors include his wife, Jane, of the home; two daughters, Brenda and Dr. Mark Ferrell, of McAlester, OK; Diana and George Slyman, of Bellingham, Wash.; five grandchildren, Matthew and Katelyn Ferrell, Laura, Lance and Eric Slyman; one brother, Tommy Gentry, of Oklahoma City, OK; one sister, Mary White, of Bethany, OK and many nieces, nephews and friends.
     He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Aria, Katrina and Audrey, and a brother, Berry.

     Pallbearers were: Arnold Shores, Junior Wilson, Johnny Roberts, Tony Randall. George Slyman, Mark Ferrell, Bill Christain, Dean McDonald and Dewayne McDonald.