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Ila Christine Spires Gentry
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1918
Death: Jul. 29, 2001

HARDY – Ila Christine Gentry, 82, of Cherokee Village died Sunday, July 29, 2001, at her home.

Born Aug. 29, 1918, in Chapin, Ill., she was the daughter of Ruth Hutchison and Thomas Spires. She was a dietitian at Mercy Hospital in Davenport, Iowa. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Hardy, the Lioness Club, the ladies Bible study and Woman’s Missionary Union.

Survivors include five sons, Bill Gentry of Hardy, Bob Gentry and Ralph Gentry, both of Bettendorf, Iowa, Don Gentry and Ray Gentry, both of Cherokee Village; four daughters, Clara Gentry, Mary Gentry and Ruth Gentry, all of Cherokee Village, and Wanda Leamon of Davenport; two brothers, Thurston Spires of Moline, Ill., and Eldon Spires of Murryville, Ill.; two sisters, Alice Findley of Rock Island, Ill., and Audrey Scholes of Jacksonville, Ill.; eight grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Richard Gentry; her parents; two sons, Gerald Gentry and Tim Gentry; and a daughter, Kathy Sue Gentry.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Runge Mortuary and Crematory Chapel in Davenport. Burial will be at Davenport Memorial Park. Local arrangements are by Heath Funeral Home Oak Hill Chapel in Hardy.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Davenport.

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Davenport Memorial Park
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Sandra Smith
Record added: Sep 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 117815783
Ila Christine <i>Spires</i> Gentry
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