Nella T. Gentry, age 86, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at her residence. Nella T. Gentry was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church where she had served as a Sunday School Teacher and as a member of the WMU. Mrs. Gentry was a teacher at the Oak Grove School from 1946-1948, worked at Elk Brand Manufacturing and retired from Western State Hospital where she was a secretary. She was a member of the Thomas Bridges Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, Retired Teachers Association, Nella & Thomas Hughes Gentry were very active with the Thomas Hughes Gentry Memorial Golf Tournament. Nella & Thomas Gentry were named Trigg Co. Chamber of Commerce Citizens of the Year in 2004. She is survived by several cousins and numerous friends. She was preceded in death by her Parents Alfred & Nellie Stewart Thomas, Husband Thomas Hughes Gentry and a Brother Harvey Dayton Thomas.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Wednesday, August 15, 2012. Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 10:00 AM Thursday, August 16, 2012 with the Reverend Paxton Redd & Reverend Hal Shipley officiating. Burial will follow at Starkey Thomas Cemetery in Trigg Co., KY. Memorial Contributions can be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church Bus Fund 45 Floyd Sumner Road, Cadiz, KY 42211,