Obituary: Barbara G. Girard Gentry

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Barbara G. Girard Gentry

Barbara G. Girard Gentry

Barbara G. Girard Gentry, 67, of Triune, passed away Oct. 14, 2019 after an extended illness. 

Mrs. Gentry was born in St. Anne New Brunswick, Canada. She was a retired manager with the state of Tennessee Department of Child Services. She loved fishing, bowling, camping, going to races, watching Tennessee Vols and Titans football, and riding with the Blue Knights. Barbara was a wonderful loving wife and mother and a very strong woman who had a strong will to live.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ronald Girard and Jeanne Thibeault Girard, and mother-in-law, Margaret Gentry. 

She’s survived by her husband of 47 years, Wayne Gentry, of Triune; son, Charlie Gentry (fiancé, Katie Buchanan) of Triune; granddaughters and granddaughter on the way, Delanie Reese Gentry, Lily and Raighan Buchanan; sisters, Jeannelle, Linda, Lyne, Ginette and Francine; brothers, Jean-Paul and Maurice; and father-in-law, Charles J. Gentry.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with Randy Neal and Father Bala officiating. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Triune Cemetery. 

Active pallbearers will be Scott Mangrum, Jed Mangrum, Dean Jackson, Brent Jackson, Tom Herbert and Tony McAlister. 

Memorials may be made to the Vanderbilt – Ingram Cancer Center.

Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, 3009 Columbia Ave. Franklin, TN  37064