Pearl L. Gentry - 82

8/17/1932 - 12/29/2014

Stillman Valley, IL

Pearl Lee Gentry, 82, of Stillman Valley died Monday Dec. 29, 2014 at her son’s home in Rockford. She was born Aug. 18, 1932 in Exline, Iowa the daughter of Thomas & Rose (Exline) Germann. She married Vernon Lyle Gentry in Rockford on Dec. 9, 1950; he died in 2000. She retired from Valspar Corporation as a Customer Service Manager. Pearl was an active member of the Congregational Christian Church of Stillman Valley where she was a deaconess and also involved with AWANA. Survivors include daughters, Elaine (Tom) McCabe and Carol (Todd) Stone; son, Thomas (Kristi) Gentry; grandchildren, Martin (Allison) Wilson, Melinda (Christian) Bankson, Kira Gentry, & Samual & Matilda Stone; great grandchildren, Jennifer, Elizabeth, Hannah, & Christian Bankson, and Thomas & Andrew Wilson; and great great grandchild, Ava Bankson; siblings, Charles Germann, Wesley Germann, Opal Kindelsperger, & Ernest Germann; and many friends. She was also preceded in death by siblings, Delbert Germann, Ruby Campbell, and Fred Germann.
Memorial services will be held Sat. Jan, 3, 2015 at 11:00 AM, preceded by visitation from 10:00 AM until time of service, in the Congregational Christian Church of Stillman Valley with Pastor Chris Brauns officiating. Memorials may be directed to the church.


Sat. Jan 3rd 10-11 AM at Congregational Christian Church, Stillman Valley

Memorial Service:

Sat. Jan 3rd 11 AM at Congregational Christian Church, Stillman Valley

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