Dorothy Mae Gentry
Mae Gentry, 88, of Stanardsville, Virginia passed
away peacefully while surrounded by her children on
March 7, 2014.
Dorothy was born on October 28, 1925 in Greene
County, daughter of the late Reuben and Rhoda
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by her husband, Tobias J. Gentry; stepfather,
Robert Breeden; brothers, Herbert, Thomas and
Clifton Breeden; son-in-law, Harold Wayne Shifflett.
She is survived by her children, Harold Gentry
and his wife, Beverly, Mary Shifflett, Emmogene
Collier and her husband, David, John Gentry, Phillip
Gentry and his friend, Donna Taylor, Melinda Smith
and her husband, Jeff all of Greene County,
Charlotte Collier and her husband, Hollas, Barbara
Shifflett and her husband, Donnie of Albemarle
County. Dorothy is also survived by 12
grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and four
Dorothy was affectionately known as “Grandma Dot”
to all the children in the neighborhood. She was an
avid gardener, loved to play bingo and go to yard
sales. She was employed by Blue Ridge School until
retiring at the age of 75.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the
Nortonsville Church of God, Dyke with
the Rev. David Allison and Rev. Eddie Dean
Interment will follow at
Chestnut Grove Cemetery
Map in Earlysville.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00
P.M. Monday, March 10, 2014 at
Nortonsville Church of God, Dyke
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of