James Algie Gentry
June 27, 1927 - December 23, 2016
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Person County, NC
Friday December 30, 2016, 2 PM
Wheeler's Primitive Baptist Church
1024 Wheeler's Church Road
Hurdle Mills, NC 27541
James Algie Gentry, 89, of Hurdle Mills, died Friday, December 23, 2016. Born in Person County, Mr. Gentry was the son of the late James A. and Emma Long Gentry and husband of the late Josephine Hawkins Gentry. Mr. Gentry retired from Butner and served in the US Navy during WWII.
Mr. Gentry is survived by his daughters, Marsha Gentry, of Timberlake and Jocelyn Gentry, of Hurdle Mills; his son, Timothy James Gentry, of Hurdle Mills; one brother, Isaiah Matthew Gentry, of North Richland Hills, TX; his sister, Josephine Adams, of Tappahannock, VA; four grandchildren, Zara Hull, Megan Gentry, Christin Gentry and Emma Gentry; and two great-grandchildren, Tony and Madison.
Funeral services will be held 2PM Friday, December 30, 2016, at Wheeler's Primitive Baptist Church by the Rev. John Pritchard. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, c/o Gracie Napier, 535 Cunningham Rd., Semora, NC 27343.