Gene A. Fentress
1939 - 2019
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Gene A. Fentress

Memphis - Gene A. Fentress, 79, of Memphis, Tennessee, passed away quietly on Monday, July 1, 2019, at his home. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 58 years, Ruby, one daughter Lorri, and one grandson Austin, and several very close relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019, from 10:00 a.m to 12:00 noon, and the Memorial Services will follow at noon at Anointed Temple of Praise Church, 3939 Riverdale Road. Omega services at 10:30. Interment at Memorial Park, 5668 Poplar Avenue at 2:30.

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on Jul. 5, 2019.
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July 20, 2019
Fentress Family - Sincere condolences on the passing of Mr. Fentress.

My association with Mr. Fentress were the years 1964 - 1967 at Corry Junior High School (Memphis, TN) - both academically and sports.

Mr. Fentress was one of the many outstanding teachers who guided, nurtured, disciplined and loved us (students) and positively impacted our lives!

I'm humbled/honored to have known Mr. Fentress and share in your grief.


Greg Davis
Former Student
Corry Junior High School
Greg Davis
July 7, 2019
Condolences to the Fentress family, Ruby and Lorri

James F. Williams, Jr
Memphis, TN
James F. Williams Jr.
July 6, 2019
Gene loved Ruby, Lori, and his his fellow man.
It was my honor to be professionally associated with him.
Ruby and Lori, I extend my deepest condolences.
B. J. Wade
July 5, 2019
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Eva Lemeh
July 5, 2019
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July 5, 2019
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Keith Brown
July 5, 2019
Hi Mrs. Fentress,
May the good Lord forever comfort & strengthen you! May GOD continue to bless & keep you.
Sheila Miller-Boyd
July 4, 2019
I will miss you. You taught me a lot about life and living and was always a better friend than I could ever be. May God always be with you.

Brian Malone
July 4, 2019
Our condolences to the Fentress family.
L. C. Gordon and Family
Lavalius Gordon
July 4, 2019
On behalf on all the members of Genos beloved golf club, Pro Duffers South, we send our sincere condolences to Ruby, Lorri and his treasured grandson. This is a sad time for all of us and Geno will be greatly missed. His love of family, his love of bike riding and his love of golf was evident shortly into any conversation with him. Geno was a Founding Member of our local Group and his legacy will live on forever.
Larry Colbert
President, Pro Duffers South
Larry Colbert
July 4, 2019
Geno enjoyed riding his HD!
John Mitchell
July 2, 2019
You have my deepest sympathy and condolences. May you and your family look to the God of all comfort and strengthen you and your family during this difficult time. God keeps in his memory our loved ones because they are precious in his eyes. Psalms 116:15
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