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Sunday July 15th, 2018
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

Balsam Baptist Church
Monday July 16th, 2018

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Interment at: Balsam Baptist Church Cemetery

Balsam Baptist Church Cemetery
Monday July 16th, 2018

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Viola Evelyn Gentry

Viola Evelyn Gentry, 91, of Webster, went home to be with the Lord on July 14, 2018.

Born in Robbinsville, NC, she was the daughter of Bulfordard Colvard and Jane Postell Colvard West.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, July 15, at Appalachian Funeral Home (Sylva).

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 16, at Balsam Missionary Baptist Church, followed by the burial in church cemetery.

An avid deer hunter, she loved being outdoors. Above all, Viola loved her family and her Balsam Missionary Baptist Church family.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Gentry; two sons, Ronnie and Dale Gentry; sister Zonia Phillips.

Viola is survived by two sons, Carroll (Nancy) and Danny (Barbara); seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Geraldine Mauck (Bill), Grace Bryson (Troy), and Sonja Smiley (Bobby); several nieces and nephews; special loved ones, Nyaga and Lois Mwaniki, and Terry and Ruby Crisp.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Four Seasons Hospice Care.

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Viola and Family, Very sorry for your loss. My Thoughts and Prayers are with all of you. May God be with you during this difficult time. Viola was a great person. Love, Peggy C. Jones .

Peggy Crawford Jones Jul 21 2018 12:00 AM

eddie gentry Jul 16 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Viola Gentry

eddie gentry Jul 16 2018 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in the days to come. May God Bless You.

Lois Almond & family Jul 15 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Gentry family, we pray that God will hold you close and give you comfort during this difficult time. Our hearts, prayers and love are with you all. The Family of Autry Best: Betty Jo and Kathie

Betty Best/Katherine McGimsey Jul 15 2018 12:00 AM

Gentry Family so sorry for your loss of your love one. May God walk with each and everyone your in our thoughts and prayers.

Donna Messer Jul 14 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. May God Comfort and give you peace during this difficult time. We don't see each other very often, but we love you and are praying for the family

Ted and Marlene Colvard Myers Jul 14 2018 12:00 AM

We worked together for many years... Loved her very much. She will be missed.

Annie Mae brown Jul 14 2018 12:00 AM

Linda Dean Sellers Jul 14 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Viola Gentry

Linda Dean Sellers Jul 14 2018 12:00 AM

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