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Betty Jean Gentry

April 25, 1933 ~ May 14, 2018 (age 85)

Betty Jean Gentry, 85, of Calhoun, died Monday, May 14, 2018. She was born in Calhoun, GA on April 25, 1933, daughter of the late Cecil and Cleo Serritt. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert W. Gentry, in 1978; brothers, Albert Serritt and Alvin Serritt; and a sister, Ruby Hall. Prior to her retirement, she was a cook for Shepherds Restaurant.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Sally Gentry; daughters and sons-in-law, Shelia and James Boggs, Diane and Anthony Wilkey, and Deborah and Dennis Patton; grandchildren, Crystal Evans, Melissa Kirby, Brittany Hughey, William Patton, Jack Patton, Candace Rasbury, Joseph Wilkey, and Holly Williams; great-grandchildren, Tiffani Stone, Kristen Patton, Zoey Patton, Rylynn Patton, Bryson Patton, Kileigh Patton, Jaxton Patton, Jaylinn Wilkey, Kyleigh Wilkey, Layla Wilkey, Bradley Williams, Brilie Williams, Briston Wilkey, Peyton Hughey, Drake Hughey, Kasen Rasbury, Paris Kirby, and Kinzley Kirby; brothers, Vernon Serritt, James Serritt, and William Serritt; and a sister, Sarabob Cochran.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 16th at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Joseph Wilkey will officiate. Burial will follow at Russell Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers serving are William Patton, Dakota Rasbury, Justin Hughey, Jamey Kirby, James Boggs, and Dennis Patton.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, May 15th from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Condolences may be left online at Arrangements are under the care and direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun.

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