Madelyn Ward Gentry

Published 9:48 am Friday, August 23, 2019

Mrs. Madelyn Ward Gentry, 72, of Mocksville, died at home surrounded by her family on Aug. 21, 2019.

She was born on Aug. 17, 1947 in Forsyth County to the late John Gaither and Mattie Loflin Ward.  She was a graduate of Davie High School and received a diploma from Winston-Salem Business College. Her job titles included office manager (EDC in Winston-Salem), teacher assistant (Pinebrook Elementary School), and administrative assistant (Davidson County Community College, Davie Campus). Her most treasured titles were wife, mother, and grandmother (Gi).  She enjoyed days in the garden and activities with her grandchildren such as baking, painting, and caring for animals on the farm.  She was a lifelong member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church.  She will be remembered as a faithful, hardworking, and loving wife, mother, grandmother and servant of the church.

Survivors: her husband of 50 years, Jesse  “Pete” Monroe Gentry Jr.; daughters, Christie Gentry Gardner (Rhan) of Charlotte, and Andrea Gentry Brock (Andrew) of Mocksville; and grandchildren, Scarlett, Stella, and Turner Brock.

The family will receive friends for 6-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23 at Eaton Funeral Home in Mocksville. The funeral will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Mocksville, with the Revs. Arnold Gosnell and Sara Scruggs officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials: Wesley Chapel UMC, c/o Kathy Ellis, 2108 Cana Rd., Mocksville.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.