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Betty Sue Gentry

January 26, 1938 — October 22, 2021

Mrs. Betty Sue Gentry, age 83, of Murray, Kentucky, entered Heaven on Friday, October 22, 2021, at the Anna Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky.

Mrs. Gentry was born in Murray, Kentucky, on January 26, 1938, to the late James Edgar Armstrong and Nancy Jane (Lawrence) Armstrong. Mrs. Gentry retired as a bookkeeper from the Bank of Murray after 24 years of service. She enjoyed being a homemaker, gardening, flowers, and spending time with family. Mrs. Gentry was a charter member of the Westside Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gentry was preceded in death by one daughter, Christina Ann Gentry; four sisters, Helen Rogers, Ruth Jones, Oma Mae Rae, and Faye Armstrong; and by three brothers, Rex, Billy, and Johnny Armstrong.

Mrs. Gentry is survived by her husband of 64 years, William M. "Soney" Gentry, Jr. of Murray, Kentucky, to whom she married on August 25, 1957, in Calloway County, Kentucky; two daughters, Regina Shockey and husband JR of Olive Hill, Kentucky and Gwendolyn Provine and husband David of Hazel, Kentucky; one son, Jimmy Gentry of Murray, Kentucky; one granddaughter, Abigail Shockey of Morehead, Kentucky; four step-grandchildren, Brian Provine and wife Kristy of Murray, Kentucky, Chris Provine of Murray, Kentucky, Shawna Shockey of North Carolina, and Christy Shockey of South Point, Ohio; five step-great grandchildren, Bailey Provine, Preston Provine, Karlyn Provine, Aleeya Runyon, and Kaylee Bates; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Rev. Glynn Orr will officiate, and burial will follow in the South Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, 803 Poplar Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.

Online condolences can be made at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com
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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

11:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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