Van Alstyne Leader
20 March 1959
Funeral Services were held Saturday afternoon for Luke
Weldon Gentry, who was killed in a truck-train collision at 7:15 a.m. last
Thursday near Liberal, Kansas, on Highway 64, Conducting the service
was Rev. Arthur Smith, pastor of the First Pentecostal Church of Durant,
Okla., of which the deceased was a member, and by Rev. J.D. Stewart, pastor
of the Baptist Church here. Interment was in the Van Alstyne City
Mr. Gentry was born on March 17, 1927. He was
a veteran of World War II. He was employed at the time of his death
as a truck driver for Colby-A---- of Trenton.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Olee Gentry of Durant;
by one stepson, Dan Day, of Durant; by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gentry
of Van Alstyne; by four sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Reynolds of Denison, Mrs.
Bonnie Joe Nelson of Denison, Mrs. Doris Skipworth of Sherman and Paula
Sue Gentry of Van Alstyne; and by one brother, Billy Gentry, of Plano.