Debra Jan Gentry, 60, departed
this life, Friday, September 8, 2017 at Conway Medical Center.
Mrs. Gentry was born
the daughter of Johnny Jackson Gentry and Norma Jean Johnson Gentry Mercer
on May 1, 1957 in Seminole, FL. She was a former employee of Santee
Cooper. She enjoyed listening to music, watching Lifetime Movies,
and loved animals. Most of all, she loved spending time with her
family. She was a loving mother, cherished grandmother, caring sister
and a loyal friend.
She leaves behind:
her mother; two children, Tracey C. (Chris) Mills and Dillon Davis; two
grandchildren, Taylor (Josh) Johnson and Jordan Mills; and three great-grandchildren,
Eli, Lyle, and Jolie. She also leaves behind: two sisters, Terry
Sue Bone and Kathy (Richard) Lambert; loved like a daughter, Elizabeth
Bennett; a large number of nieces and nephews; and her two beloved dogs,
Charlie and Toodles.
She is predeceased
by: her father; a brother, Greg Mercer; a sister, Sarah Ray; and
a great-nephew, Brandon Hunter Ward.
Funeral Services will
be 4PM, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Grace Temple Revival Church. Interment
will follow in the Andrews Memorial Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel
of McKenzie Funeral Home.
The Gentry family
will receive family and friends prior to the service from 3-4PM in the
Grace Temple Revival Church
30 Indian Hut Rd, Georgetown, South Carolina 29440
Andrews Memorial Cemetery
7662 Georgetown Highway, Andrews SC 29510