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Louis A. Gentry

Louis-Gentry-1Louis A. Gentry, age 87, of Mena passed away Monday, January 4, 2016 in Mena.

Louis was born in Many, Louisiana on March 17, 1928, to the late Henry Gentry and Easter Broomfield Gentry. He was happily married to Bettie Chatham Gentry for 61 years and worked as a Corrosion Specialist in the pipeline profession.  Louis was a loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend to all who knew him.  He will be missed dearly.

Mr. Gentry is survived by wife, Bettie Gentry of Mena, Arkansas; son, James Gentry of Mena, Arkansas; daughter, Elizabeth Strother and husband Ronnie of Mena, Arkansas; grandchildren, Joshua Huff of Muldrow, Oklahoma, Amanda Eubanks of White Hall, Arkansas, Andrea Hopkins of North Little Rock, Arkansas; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn and Hailey Huff, Sydnee, Hayden and Ella Kate Curry, Hattie Hopkins; sisters, Elouise Hughes and Maxine Malone of White Deer, Texas; brothers, Oather Lee Gentry of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Easter Gentry, a sister, Margie Cain, and his beloved first child, Catherine Huff.

Graveside service will be Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Concord Cemetery with Brother Daryl Hines officiating under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.


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