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.
We love and will miss you grandpa!
Love you Grandpa.
My Gods Grace be with you Oâ€™Neal as you have awaken in the new world filled with Gods presence. Sorry for your loss. During this time May each of you fill the warmth and comfort of the Lords arms around you. The memories of Oâ€™Neal makes me smile. God bless you all.
So sorry to hear of his passing. David, Brenda and family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love y'all â¤ï¸
Our condolences on the passing of Edward. We remember having the opportunity to meet the family of Leo at the time of his passing. May God give all of you comfort and peace.
I will miss you, Brother, but I will see you again!
So sorry for your loss continued prayers for your family
Sincerely sorry for your loss Bro Genrty was so great to talk and visit with. I love all of you. â¤ï¸ðŸ™ðŸ¼
Brenda, David and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Your father was a sweet man we will miss seeing him at church.
Our thoughts and prayers for peace and comfort be with you! Love you Brenda and David! God Bless each of you!!
We have you all in our thoughts and prayers. Kenny, Mellissa, Justin, and Kerrie