Dixie Alice Gentry, 77, of West College Corner, Indiana passed away Friday morning, June 18, 2021 at her home. She had been in failing health for several years.
One of seven children of Robert and Gertrude King Potters, Dixie was born on April 28, 1944 in Head of Grassy, Carter County, Kentucky. She moved to Richmond, Indiana as a child with her family.
On June 9, 1961, she married Hugh Leroy Gentry in Richmond. Mr. Gentry was a career United States Air Force veteran and was stationed throughout the United States and United Kingdom where Dixie was employed at various base exchange stores during their military career. Mr. Gentry passed away on February 8, 1991.
Dixie especially enjoyed her grandchildren, shopping, watching Game Show Network and murder mystery shows on television, and working on word search games.
Survivors include four children, Belinda Robin Cross of West College Corner, Duane Allen (Angela) Gentry of Eaton, Ohio, Kimberly Ann (Kevin) Harbaum of West College Corner, Gerald David (Linda) Gentry of Trenton, Ohio; twelve grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ben and Glen Potters, both of Connersville; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Besides her husband of 29 years, Hugh Gentry, Dixie was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Patty May Potters and Faye Holbrook; two brothers, Cecil Potters and Bobby Potters.
Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Trinity Holiness Church, 202 Indiana Street, West College Corner, Indiana with Reverend Rick Rhodus officiating. Burial will follow in College Corner Cemetery. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home, Connersville, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the College Corner Food Pantry and online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.