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Nancy Gentry

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Nancy B. Gentry

SALISBURY - Nancy Bradsher Gentry, 90, of Salisbury, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

Mrs. Gentry was born Sept. 3, 1922, in Person County, the daughter of the late Nanny Hester Bradsher and Lewis A. Bradsher. She was a graduate of Person County schools and Business College in Roxboro. Nancy retired from Selective Service System in 1973, where she worked for 27 years.

She was a member of Second Presbyterian Church, The Circle 2, Harold B. Jarrett Auxiliary, VFW; volunteered for Meals on Wheels; and she also served "Pinkie Hot Dogs" for 33 years at Rowan American Legion Baseball games.

Nancy loved Atlanta Braves baseball, Duke basketball, playing cards and spending time with her family and friends.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Wade B. Gentry, on Nov. 23, 1982, who she married June 20, 1942; daughter Jackie G. Easter, who died Nov. 8, 1991.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Frank Gentry (Elizabeth) and Kenneth "Butch" Gentry, both of Salisbury; daughter Nancy Laxton (Jerry) of Spencer; grandchildren Kristie Wooten, Trey Easter, Trevor Gentry, Chelsea Gentry, Seth Gentry and Maddie Gentry; and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation: 10-11 a.m. Saturday, June 22 at Second Presbyterian Church.

Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22 at Second Presbyterian Church.

Memorials: St. Jude Children's Research, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 28105; Meals on Wheels, 1918 W. Innes St. 101, Salisbury, NC 28144; Ronald McDonald House, 119 S. Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 or Second Presbyterian Church, 732 Lincolnton Road, Salisbury, NC 28144.

Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Gentry family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Published in Salisbury Post on June 21, 2013
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