Robert “Big Rob” Gentry, age 52, of 522 S. Clay, Magnolia died Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Baptist Health Medical Center of Little Rock, AR. Robert was born February 14, 1961 in Magnolia , AR . He is the son of the late Rodell Gentry and Gertie Manning. Predeceased by his Father, Rodell Gentry.
He is survived by one daughter: Echo Gentry of Texarkana, TX and four sons: Jalen Gentry of Waldo, AR, Lakinston Gentry, Eric Gentry, and Zacarias Gentry of Texarkana, TX; his mother Gertie Manning; two sisters: Stacy Evans of Magnolia, AR, and Pam Gentry of Muskegon, MI; three brothers: Willie Manning of Magnolia, AR, Rydale Gentry, Jr. and Tracy Gentry of WI. He was grandfather of seven grandchildren,.
A funeral service will be held 12:00 noon on Saturday, June 29, at Columbia Baptist District Center, Youngblood Auditorium, Magnolia, AR with Rev. Aluster Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow in Kings Hill Cemetery, Magnolia , under the direction of Henderson Funeral Service.
Calling hours will be Friday, June 28 from 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm at Henderson's Mortuary, Inc., 614 Calhoun Rd, Magnolia, AR and Saturday, June 29 from 11 am until time of service at Columbia Baptist District Center, Youngblood Auditorium, Magnolia, AR. There will be no further viewing after the service begins. Online guestbook may be signed at www.hendersonsmortuary.com