Veda Henry Gentry Gore
By Sparta Live | October 2, 2003 12:00 am
Veda Henry Gentry Gore, 87, of Sparta, passed away Sept. 28, 2003.
Gore was born March 8, 1916, in Putnam County to Oscar Henry and Ethel Bumbalough Henry.
She had been employed at a local shirt factory.
Gore was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Clarence Gentry and Herman Gore; son, Carl Gentry; sisters, Eva Smith and Notie Smith; brother, A. P. Henry; and son-in-law, Carl Henry.
Survivors include two daughters, Ruby Usrey and Louise Henry, both of Sparta; five sons, Erbie Gentry, of Cookeville, Bobby Gentry, Dick Gentry, both of Sparta, Wayne Gentry, of Cookeville, and Donnie Gentry, of Sparta; and one brother, J.D. Henry, of Smithville, 21 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.
Services were at 2 p.m., Sept. 30, 2003 at the Chapel of Thurman Funeral Home with burial in Black Oak Cemetery. Bro. Charlie Myers officiated.