Olen Gentry


Mr. Olen Gentry, age 77, Jonesborough, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 at Johnson
City Medical Center.
Mr. Gentry was born in Greene County and was the son of the late George & Flora Cutshall
Gentry. He was also preceded in death by three brothers.
Olen was owner & operator of 107 Video Store before retiring. He was an avid outdoorsman his
entire life; he enjoyed being in the woods hiking, fishing, or just exploring. He never met a
stranger and loved his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Rita Ratliff Gentry, Jonesborough; two daughters, Judy Bradley and
Angie Hunt; grandchildren, Shasta Burton (Bruce) and Daniel Schofield (Lashanda); greatgrandchildren,
Brandon, Caydon, Kent, Bryson, Braydon, Keelan and Journee; brothers and
sisters, Carson Gentry (Martha), Rayven Gentry, Bennie Gentry, Elgin Gentry (Kaye), Clifford
Gentry, Martha Bowman, Trula Dunbar (Robert), Lola Ricker and Hazel Weems (Junior.); and
several nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be conducted 8:00 pm Friday, February 23, 2018 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral
Home with Rev. David Anderson officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm
Friday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 11:00 am Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Seviers Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be family & friends.

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02-25-2018 The Weavers
We are so very sorry for your loss. “May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and gave everlasting comfort and good hope...comfort your hearts and make you firm.”​—2 Thess. 2:16, 17
02-22-2018 Deborah Fox
Words can't express the love I have for Olen. He was always telling me how much he loved me. Please accept my deepest condolences and prayers. He will be greatly missed. May God give you peace and understanding. Love Deb & family
02-22-2018 Shirley Keys
So sorry for your loss, prayers for you all.
02-22-2018 Anita Morgan Sauceman
I am so sorry for your great loss. Olen was a good man an will be missed. I love each an every one of you as you will always be family to me. May the lord bless each an every one of you an help you through these sad times.
02-22-2018 Phyllis Metcalf Peters
I am so sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers are with you and the family he was kin to me on my daddys side of the family god bless you all.
02-21-2018 Rick and Rosemary Meredith
To Rita, Angie and Judy-Please accept our sincere sympathy in Olens death. From what Angie and John have told us about him , we know he was a wonderful, kind man. I know you will miss him- Rick and I are sorry we didn't get a chance to get to know him.
02-21-2018 Elgin Gentry
He was a good man and liked everybody
02-21-2018 Rebecca Decker
Olen was such a great caring man. My uncle. I am going to truly miss him so much. Have so many memories of him growing up. I will hold onto those for a lifetime. My deepest sympathy for the family at this sad time. I love you all. Love and miss you always uncle Olen.


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