Obituary for Dorthea "Jackie" Marie Gentry

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Dorthea "Jackie" Marie Gentry

April 20, 1936 - January 19, 2017

Dorthea Marie “Jackie” (Lewis) Gentry, age 80, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at her home in Morgantown.

Dorthea was born April 20, 1936, in Indianapolis, to the late Frank M. and Mildred P. (Beech) Lewis. She married Harry A. Gentry Sr. on September 25, 1954 in Indianapolis.  He preceded her in death on February 5, 2014 after 59 loving years of marriage.

Dorthea was a loving mother and housewife. She was a member of the Morgantown Gospel Lighthouse Church, enjoyed bird and squirrel watching and spending time with her family.

Dorthea will be missed by her children: Christena Gentry and Mark (Holly) Gentry both of Morgantown, Harry (Wanda) Gentry Jr. of Franklin, six grandchildren: Norman Fox, Raylee Fox both of Worthington, Joseph Gentry of Franklin, Jeffrey Thomas of Rockville, Amber Thomas of Martinsville, Rusty Gentry of Florida and eight great-grandchildren; siblings Helen Case of Plainfield, Pearl Morrel of Lebanon, Bill Lewis of Morgantown and Bennie Lewis of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harry and daughters, Luelenn Marie Gentry and Sharon Kay Fox.

The Rev. Mike Wagner will conduct a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 4th at the Morgantown Gospel Lighthouse Church: 340 Hoosier Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until time of service on Saturday at the church. A meal will follow the service and all are welcome to attend. Cremation services have been entrusted with Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

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Information: (812) 597-4670



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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Morgantown Gospel Lighthouse Church


340 Hoosier Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Memorial Information

Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm

Morgantown Gospel Lighthouse Church


340 Hoosier Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: April 20, 1936
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Gale Miller (Borders) posted on 1/20/17

I am in total shock, first I am so sorry to read this obituary of your mother but Christena or Mark please someone contact me via facebook (Gale Borders) or email, it say's Sharon has passed away, I haven't talked to her a long time probably when your sister passed but I was just wondering what happened she was my best friend in school and her & Bruce were my best friends for years. Could someone please contact me when you can. Your all in my prayers...