John Marion Gentry
13 March, 1896 – 3 December, 1990
From the Idaho
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Graveside services for John M. Gentry, 94, of Wilder, who
died Monday, Dec. 3, 1990, at the Caldwell hospital, will be
conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Wilder Cemetery,
Wilder. The Rev. John Poland of Roseville, Calif., will
officiate under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel,
Caldwell. Family and friends are asked to meet at the
Mr. Gentry was born March 13, 1896, at Mountain Grove,
Mo., a son of Thomas L. and Sara Elizabeth Sprangler Gentry.
He married Mary Ellen Means May 30, 1915, at Willow Springs,
Mo. They lived in Missouri until 1943 when they came to Idaho,
living around the Homedale and Wilder areas since that time.
Mrs. Gentry died Dec. 31, 1970.
He is survived by four daughters, Gretchen Poland of
Roseville, Julia Driskell of West Plains, Mo., Oneal Kyle of
Wilder and Bonnie Buck of Emmett; a son, John Richard Gentry
of Nampa; a sister, Ona Nalte of Coffeeville, Okla.; 33
grandchildren; and a host of great-and
great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, eight
brothers, four sisters, seven grandchildren and a
Friends may call today until 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9
a.m. to noon at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
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