|Birth: ||Mar. 27, 1901|
|Death: ||May 1, 2001|
Daughter of Harry Ferman Davis and Nettie Clara Wright. Wife of Harley Richard Gentry.
Chanute Tribune, The (KS) - Wednesday, May 2, 2001
Eva Blanche Gentry, 100, Altoona, died Tuesday, May 1, 2001 at Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Fredonia.
She was born March 27, 1901, in Altoona, the duaghter of Harry Ferman and Nettie Clara Wright Davis.
She worked in the grocery business 55 years, at Stafford's, Kelso's and Gentry's, which she and her husband owned. She and her daughter operated the business from 1962 until she retired in 1989.
She was a member of Altoona Christian Church.
She married Dick Gentry in Independence on Oct. 3, 1920, and he died April 8, 1962.
She also was preceded by her two daughters, Virginia I. Pyle and Dorothy J. Forsythe.
She is survived by three sisters, Shirley Cannady of Bison, and Betty Cooper and Margie Gray, both of Neodesha; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the church, with the Rev. Kenneth Richards officiating. Burial will follow at Altoona Cemetery. Timmons Funeral Home, Fredonia, is in charge of arrangements and services.
Memorials may be made to the church or the health/rehab center, in care of the funeral home.
Harry Ferman Davis (1874 - 1965)
Nettie Clara Wright Davis (1878 - 1952)
Harley Richard Gentry (1902 - 1962)*
Dorothy J Gentry Forsythe (1925 - 2001)*
Alma Alice Davis (1896 - 1912)*
Amye Alta Davis Commons (1898 - 1967)*
Eva Blanche Davis Gentry (1901 - 2001)
Audrey Letha Davis Patterson (1905 - 1997)*
Mary Lennie Davis Milner (1907 - 2000)*
Thelma Doris Davis Somers (1910 - 1995)*
Shirley Orlene Davis Cannady (1912 - 2010)*
Harry Davis (1916 - 1992)*
Betty Virginia Davis Cooper (1917 - 2006)*
Created by: Wendy White
Record added: Sep 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58191498
Eva Blanche (Davis) Gentry passed into God's arms at the age of 100 years, 1 month, 4 days.|
Added: Sep. 7, 2010