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Harry Arnold Gentry Sr., 85, Morgantown

Harry Arnold Gentry Sr., 85, Morgantown, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, Feb. 5, 2014, at his home.

He was born June 22, 1928, in Indianapolis, to the late Cecil and Lena (Tungett) Gentry. Harry attended Indianapolis Public School16 before going on to serve with the United States Navy during World War II and in the Korean War with the United States Army.

After service to his country, Harry married Dorthea M. Lewis Sept. 25, 1954, in Indianapolis. She survives after 59 loving years.

Harry retired in 1993 from Amtrack in Beech Grove as an airbrake carman after 30 years of service. After retirement, he worked for the Little Nashville Opry in Brown County for over 13 years as a custodian. 

He was a member of Morgantown Gospel Lighthouse Church and enjoyed woodworking, bird and squirrel watching and visiting with friends for breakfast at Bernie’s restaurant in Morgantown. 

Harry is survived by his wife; children, Christena Gentry and Mark (Holly) Gentry, both of Morgantown, Sharon Kay (Bruce) Fox of Jasonville, Harry (Wanda) Gentry Jr. of Franklin; brother, Virgil (Pat) Gentry of Florida; six grandchildren, Norman Fox and Raylee Fox, both of Worthington, Joseph Gentry of Franklin, Jeffrey Thomas of Palm Harbor, Fla., Amber Thomas of Martinsville, Rusty Gentry of Indianapolis; and seven great-grandchildren.

Harry was preceded in death by a daughter, Luelenn Marie Gentry, Feb. 28, 1997.

The Rev. Mike Wagner will conduct a Memorial Service at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb.15, at Morgantown Gospel Lighthouse Church, 340 Hoosier St., Morgantown. Friends can call from 12:30 p.m. until time of service Saturday, Feb. 15 at the church. Funeral services have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown. 

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor Harry to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, KS  66675.

Condolences can be sent to the family at meredith-clark.com.

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    Live band at dance barn
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  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
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    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
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    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
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    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
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    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
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    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
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    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
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    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
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    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
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    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
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    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
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    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
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    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 8
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    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
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    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
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    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
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