Mary Nell Gentry, of Mountain Home died Nov. 29, 2003, at Care Manor Nursing Center. She was 87.
She was born in Chatsworth, Ga., to Forney Joe and Addie Chapman Bentley. She was a bookkeeper in the family hardware store for many years and she has lived in the Mountain Home area since Aug. 1, 2001, moving there from Walnut Creek, Calif. She was Episcopalian.
Survivors include two sons -- Tom Gentry (Carolyn) of Salem, and Richard Gentry (Linda) of Everett, Wash.; and a stepson, James Coffield (Lorraine) of Goodyear, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Howard Gentry; a brother, Carl Bradley; and two sisters -- Addie Jo Kates and Louise Nerelung.
Private services were held in Mountain Home. Arrangements were under the direction of Baxter County Funeral Home Inc. of Mountain Home.