George "GW" Gentry
Shreveport, LA - Mr. George "GW" Gentry, 69, passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2012, at 9:20 a.m. after a lengthy illness. A memorial service will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 30, 2012, in the Chapel of Osborn Funeral Home. Officiating will be Richard Exiley and Thomas Hill, both of Gateway Church.
GW was a native and lifelong resident of Shreveport, LA. He was a graduate of Fair Park High School and one of the original "Highway Boys". He served in the U. S. Army as an Airborne Ranger for three years.
GW was preceded in death by his father, John R. Gentry; mother, Juanita Gentry; and brother, Johnny Ray Gentry. He is survived by his wife, Susan Gentry; three daughters, Tammy Blair and husband, Kevin, Julie Williams and husband, Gene and Apryl O'Quinn and husband, Thomas; three sons, Johnny Brents and wife, Sherry, Greg Brents and wife, Liz and Trey Beckman; fifteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Linda Crouch; four brothers, Eddie Gentry and wife, Melba, Charles Gentry and wife, Diane, Leo Gentry and wife, Pat and Mike Gentry; and sister-in-law, Marion Gentry.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Agape Hospice, Donna and Sherry.