Bettie Gene Gentry, age 80, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017 in Mena.
Bettie was born on July 21, 1937 in Zafra, Oklahoma to Theodore Chatham and Grace Sitton Chatham. She was a loving homemaker. Bettie was an avid quilter and award winning crocheter. She enjoyed growing flowers and gardening. Bettie was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all. She will be dearly missed.
Bettie is survived by son, James Gentry of Mena, Arkansas; daughter, Liz Strother and husband Ronnie of Mena, Arkansas; grandchildren, Joshua Huff and wife Chrissea of Muldrow, Oklahoma, Amanda Eubanks and husband Brent of Little Rock, Arkansas, Andrea Hopkins and husband Marcus of North Little Rock, Arkansas; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn and Hailey Huff, Sydnee, Hayden and Ella Kate Curry, Hattie Hopkins; and brother, Glen Parnell.
She was preceded in death by parents, husband, Louis Gentry, daughter, Cathy Huff, brothers, Earl, Marlin, and Dale Chatham, half-brother, Joe Myers, and a sister, Mary Jo Page Johnson.
Graveside service will be Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m. with Brother Daryl Hines officiating at Concord Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.