Carole Gentry

Published 8:45 am Monday, June 18, 2018

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A Celebration of Life Service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Johnson Funeral Chapel for Carole Gentry, 70, of Georgiana, who passed away on Monday, June 4. Allen Stephenson, John Begarley and Al Gentry will officiate. A Gathering of Family and Friends was held from noon until service time on June 9.

Her husband, Richard Gentry, and her parents, Albert and Marie Gafford, preceded Carole in death.

Survivors include, her sons, Jay (Danna) Gentry of Plumerville, Ark. and Al (Kalyn) Gentry of McKenzie; sisters, Kay (Billy) Hilyer of Tallassee and Melanie Hugghins of Georgiana; brothers, Greg (Caroline) Gafford and Steve (Judy) Gafford, both of Georgiana and grandchildren, Ellie Gentry, Kayli Gentry, Brylee Gentry and James Gentry. Carole also leaves behind her loving poodle “Gem.”

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Carole’s request was that everyone attending her celebration service wear either Alabama or Auburn shirts or something bright colored.

The family would like to thank caregivers CeeCee Smith and Haden Horton for the wonderful care that was provided to Carole.

In lieu of flowers donation are to be made to Georgia Christian School, c/o Bonnie Guthrie, 4359 Dasher Rd., Valdosta, GA 30601, the Butler County Humane Society or the American Cancer Society.

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