Betty Louise Gentry 1924-2023

A Graveside Service Celebrating Betty’s Life

Saturday Afternoon, January 14, 2023

Service Begins at 2:00 PM

Union Cemetery

Whitmore Township

Oreana, Illinois

Pastor Roy Pritts Officiating

Betty Louise Gentry 98 of Decatur died in her home at 6:30 am. Sunday January 8, 2023, with her family by her side.

A graveside service will be held 2:00 pm. Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Union Cemetery Whitmore Township near Oreana. Pastor Roy Pritts will officiate. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.

Betty was born in Maroa Illinois in October of 1924, the daughter of Melvin and Grace Streight. She worked for General Electric and YMCA. She was an avid reader and enjoyed watching The Wheel of Fortune. She was a longtime member of The Second Church of God. Betty volunteered at The Salvation Army, Dove, Decatur Senior Center and The Home League.

Surviving is her sons, Michael (Shelly) Gentry of Maroa, Randy (Denise) Gentry of Decatur, thirteen grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren and twenty-one great-great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her three daughters, Karen Le, Janie and Kathy, parents, husband, two brothers and three sisters.

Please sign the family guestbook.

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1 thought on “Betty Louise Gentry 1924-2023

  1. Well miss Betty you have left us to go to heaven. I know Kathy was with you every step of the way. If I could ever be half the woman you were i would be happy. I’m so proud I knew you.

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