Rebecca Gentry Parker of Greeneville, TN and formerly of Haywood County, passed away February 15, 2009.
Born in Pennsville, NJ, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James Gentry; son, Steve Gentry and her second husband, Ellis Parker.
She is survived by her son, Walter Lee Gentry of Asheville; her daughters, Karen Gentry Brooks and husband Ray, of Waynesville, and Dr. Anne Gentry Garrett and husband Gary of Clyde; her sister, Julia Dare, of Pennsville, NJ; grandchildren, Joshua Gentry, David Brooks, Stephanie Rice and Tiffany Gentry and seven great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the chapel at Forest Lawn Mortuary, with the Reverend Travis Russell officiating. The family will receive friends from noon until 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Haywood County Schools Foundation Needy Children’s Fund, 1230 N. Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786 An online register book is available at www.forestlawnhendersonville.com.
Forest Lawn Mortuary is assisting the family with the arrangements.
We are sadden by the loss of such a wonderful person that was loved by many.We will miss Aunt Becky, but we know she is in a wonderful place where there is no more pain and suffering.We will keep you in our Thoughts and Prayers.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you go through this difficult time. Please let me know if I can do anything to help.
God be with you,
With my deepest sympathy
We were so sorry to hear about the death of your mother and stepfather. We know you will miss them greatly. May God bless and comfort you in these difficult days.
Our hearts are filled with sadness once again someone we love very much has been taken away from us No more sorrow no more pain Our deepest sympathy to family and friends
Sorry about the loss of your beloved mother and step father. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. The Yates Family
I’m sorry to hear about your loss. May God be with you and give you strength through this difficult time. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.