Christi Lynn Gentry

September 18, 1954 ~ March 23, 2024

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Christi Lynn Gentry, 69, passed away on March 23, 2024 in Starkville, MS. She was born on September 18, 1954 to Hilman and Junie Gentry.

She was a graduate of Starkville Academy.

Her early years were spent helping to operate the family business, Gentry’s Store in Oktoc. It was through working in the store that she accumulated many friends in the Oktoc community.
Christi was well known as an animal rehabilitator and rescuer. All creatures great and small got special attention under her care.
Christi also worked for WIC (Women and Infant Care) for years until her retirement.

Christi didn’t miss an opportunity to share with others her love and faith in Jesus Christ.

Christi is preceded in death by her father and mother, Hilman and Junie Gentry, sister, Elizabeth (Dee) Wooten and brother, Joey Gentry (Pam).

She is survived by brothers, Wayne Gentry (Peggy) and Buddy Gentry (Marilyn) and sister, Jane Herrington (Wayne) and many nephews and nieces along with faithful friends.\

There will be a graveside service Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church Cemetery in Crawford, MS. All family and friends are welcome.

Memorial donations may be sent to: Bethesda Cemetery Fund, c/o Gypsy Gray, 1106 Charles Stewart Rd., Crawford, MS 39743 or to Oktibbeha County Humane Society, 510 Industrial Park Rd, Starkville, MS 39759.

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