Wanda Gentry (Bean)
Wanda Gentry, age 81, of Granite Falls passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care. She was born August 9, 1936, daughter of the late Boyd and Margaret Jolly Bean.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Bill Gentry; one sister, Helen McRary.
Those left to cherish her memories are one daughter, Teri Austin and husband Steve of Granite Falls; one son, Mike Gentry of Granite Falls; one granddaughter, Hannah Austin of Granite Falls; one grandson, Dustin Gentry of Lenoir; three great-grandsons, Hunter Gentry, Devon Gentry and Matthew Andes; one brother Clarence Bean of Granite Falls.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 6-8 PM at Mackie Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Wednesday, October 4, at 3:00 PM with Rev. Alan Bean and Mr. Steve Austin officiating. Burial will be in Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Rd., Valdese, NC 28690.