Artice Lucile Gentry

Artice Lucile Gentry, age 91, of Hamilton, MO, passed away on April 23, 2020, at the Cameron Regional Medical Center in Cameron. She lived in Caldwell County her entire life.

Artice was born on Jan. 11, 1929, near Breckenridge, to Thomas Cecil (T.C.) and Bonnita Grey (McCartney) Guffey. She graduated from the Hamilton High School in Hamilton in 1946. After graduation, she worked at the Stride Rite Shoe Factory in Hamilton for nine years.

On Dec. 20, 1952, she married Marshall Dean Gentry at the Federated Church in Hamilton. They worked hard farming together as a team. Artice enjoyed being outdoors and was very involved in gardening, mowing, working alongside her husband on the farm, and cooking. Reading was also a favorite pastime.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and two brothers, Gene and Dean Guffey.

Survivors include her children, Cheryl Gentry of Hamilton and Mike (Tammy) Gentry of Kingston; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; siblings, Bill Guffey and Lois Longwell, both of Columbus, IN; and other relatives.

A private graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 25, at the Kingston Cemetery in Kingston. Friends may call at Bram Funeral Home on Friday, April 24, from noon until 5:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

The Caldwell County News

101 South Davis
P.O. Box 218
Hamilton, MO 64644
Phone: 816-583-2116

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