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Judy Garland Gentry

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Judy Garland Gentry, age 79, of Crockett passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at her residence. Judy was born July 9, 1940 in Alabama to parents, Wickleff Garland and Verda Fuller Garland. Judy married the love of her life, Don Gentry on August 29, 1958 and were married for 58 years until his death January 31, 2018. In 1976 after moving to Crockett, Judy and Don opened Gentry’s Minimax in August of 1977. After retiring in 1990, they began traveling all over the United States, also to Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Jamaica, Alaska, Canada, and Mexico. Judy was a member of the Crockett Garden Club and enjoyed playing bridge.

Judy is survived by son, Jerry Don Gentry of Crockett; daughters, Cheryl Turn and husband, Craig of Crockett, Carolyn Gentry and friend, Ronnie Moore of Crockett; daughter-in-law, Dana Gentry of Waxahachie; grandchildren, Nikki Gentry of Galveston, Meagan Gaines of Magnolia, Samantha Gentry of Lufkin, Ryan Robinson and wife, Cheslee of Elkhart, Chandler Gentry of Ft. Worth, Callen Gentry of Denton, Peyton Turn of College Station; great-grandchildren, Madison, Mia, and Macie Gaines of Magnolia, Mason and Rylee of Elkhart; sister-in-law, Donna Garland Bicker and husband, Gary of Granbury, brother-in-law, Charles Gentry and wife, Carol of Bullard. She was preceded in death by husband, Don Gentry; son, Larry Gentry; sister, Charmaine Holmes; brother, Allen Garland; uncle, Monroe Fuller.

Special thanks from Judy’s family to her caregivers Darlene Caldwell and Alicia Myers.

Funeral services for Judy Garland Gentry will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 29, 2019 in the Good Shepherd Fellowship with Pastor Larry Bruce officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park.

Family will receive friends for visitation Saturday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or Lewy Body Dementia Association,



  1. Prayers for the family. I want you all to know your Mom and Dad was so great to work for at Minimax. They will always be my favorite bosses. They will be missed by many.

  2. I am so sorry, I loved Judy and your Dad they were a fine couple, they were lots of fun.
    I’m sorry but I won’t get to come to funeral got company coming on Sunday morning from Lubbock.
    Love you, be praying for y’all to have peace

  3. So sorry. Thankful I had the privilege to know Judy and enjoy her in my salon. She was so thoughtful and kind. I know how much Judy loved her family too! She would beam talking about each of you! My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Joyce Strban- Ross

  4. Cheryl so sorry for your loss. What a sweet lady

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