Leslie Wilburn Gentry
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Leslie Wilburn Gentry, age 81 of Smyrna, TN, died Sunday, June 23, 2013.
A native of Dickson County, he was the son of the late Oscar Jesse and Dona Rene Luther Gentry. Mr. Gentry was also preceded in death by a son, Jackie Lamar Gentry and four brothers.
Mr. Gentry is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Jean Nicholson Gentry; daughters, Linda Jean Denny and her husband Rick of Shelbyville, TN, and Joanie Lynette Barrett and her husband Sam of Smyrna, TN; daughter-in-law, Debbie Gentry of Murfreesboro, TN; sisters, Mary Huper of Smyrna, TN, Annie Katz of Edgewood, TX and Judy Bundren of Arvada, CO; six grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Giles Creek Baptist Church, 7084 Rocky Fork Road, Smyrna, TN 37167. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Giles Creek Baptist Church, with Brother Terry Campbell officiating. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Pegram, TN, with Tim, Eric and Todd Barrett, Sean and Ryan Denny, and Randy Gentry serving as Pallbearers.
Mr. Gentry was a charter member of Giles Creek Baptist Church, a US Air Force veteran, and a retired Mill Wright worker.
Online condolences may be made at www.woodfinchapel.com. Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna (615) 459-3257.
Published in The Daily News Journal on June 25, 2013