2017-05-17 / Obituaries

James Whitt Gentry


James “Jimmy” Whitt Gentry, 58, of 374 Gentry Massey Road, died Saturday, May 13, 2017.
Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Rull Gentry and Eugenia Whitt Gentry.
Surviving are his daughter, Brianna Suzanne Gentry of Roxboro; one brother, Bill Gentry of Roxboro; one sister, Gean Gentry of Roxboro; companion, Ann Wade; two nephews, Casey Gentry and Steven Gentry, both of Roxboro, and two great nieces.
A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at Bethel Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Robbie Dunn officiating.
Visitation was held one hour prior to the service.
Honorary pallbearers were Tanner Butcher, Jason Wade, George Woody, Casey Gentry, Steven Gentry, Chip King and Wayne Lyon.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Atten: Relay For Life of Person County, 8300 Health Park, Suite 10, Raleigh, NC 27165 or a charity of one’s choice.
Condolences may be sent at www.brooksandwhite.com.

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