Edward O'Neal Gentry

of Cave City, AR

January 28, 1929 - November 22, 2022

Edward O'Neal Gentry, 93, of Cave City passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022.

He was born in Cato, Arkansas to Richard Aaron Gentry and Thelma Irene (Thomas) Gentry.

Edward was a member of First Baptist Church Cave City. He was a very private and hardworking man; he worked as a typesetter for The Arkansas Gazette from 1963 until 1991. He enjoyed working on jigsaw puzzles, playing dominos and picking at the guitar. He was an avid Razorbacks fan and loved watching them play. He also loved riding in the side-by-side and watching the deer and turkey from the deck.

Survivors include his son, Cliff Gentry of Pineville, Louisiana; three daughters, Brenda Stotelmyer (David) of Cave City, Reba Gray (Joel) of Sherwood and Marie Gentry of Elyria, Ohio; two sisters, Juanita Spruill (Phil) and Dorothy Gentry both of Benton; ten grandchildren; twenty-seven great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Arlene (Collins) Gentry and six brothers.

Pallbearers are David Stotelmyer III, David Myrick, Amon Shirley and Philip Gray.

Funeral services will begin at 11:00am Friday, November 25, 2022 at First Baptist Church Cave City with Ron Canard officiating. Committal service will be held at 3:00pm at Stanfill Cemetery in Jacksonville, Arkansas under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to First Baptist Church Cave City Mission Fund, 112 N. Main Street, Cave City, AR 72521.

Service Information
Funeral Service
First Baptist Church
112 N. Main St.
Cave City,  AR 72521
11/25/2022 at 11:00am

Stanfill Cemetery
12905 Fortson Rd.
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Memorial Contributions
First Baptist Church Cave City Mission Fund
112 N. Main St.
Cave City, AR 72521

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Crouch Funeral Home
510 College Avenue
Batesville, AR  72501