Doris Annette Gentry

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

We regret to inform you that Doris Annette Gentry, of Lewisburg, age 75, passed on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, with her family by her side in Sewanee, TN. She was a a member of Greater First Baptist Church in Lewisburg. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mary Frances Crutcher; her husband, Deacon William Howard Gentry; her three brothers, William, Bobby and Foster Crutcher; and two sisters, Rosetta Evans and Christine Crutcher.

She was educated in Marshall County, and she retired from Cosmolab. Afterwards, she opened an after-school daycare program in her home. She served as the children’s choir director at Greater First Baptist Church for many years. She will be missed and remembered with loving affection.

She is survived by her two sons, W. Marichal Gentry of Sewanee, TN and Terry (Amy) Gentry of Murfreesboro; two grandsons Taylor Gentry and O’Brien Gentry; her granddaughter, Ariona Gentry; and many other in-laws, nieces, nephews, family member and friends.

Visitation and funeral Services were held on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. The visitation began at 11 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 12 p.m.

Contributions in Annette’s memory may be made to Folks at Home, a local non-profit organization for elder care.

J.B. Mayberry and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.