Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


February 22, 2013

Melody Joy Gentry

Mrs. Melody Joy Gentry, 50, of Ocean Springs, Miss., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Ocean Springs.

Melody was a native of Corsicana, and a resident of the coast for the past 12 years. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, aunt and grandmother and was loved by many.

She was preceded in death by a son, Heath Skinner; and her father, Ronald J. Skinner.

Survivors include her husband of 13 years, Steve W. Gentry of Ocean Springs, Miss.; daughter, Allyson (Bachir) Tourkzi of Deltona, Fla.; two sons, Austin Gentry and Logan Gentry, both of Casselberry, Fla.; mother, Janis (Jim) Ware of Crowley; two brothers, Mitchell Sanches of Azle, and Andy Sanches of Haslett; grandmother, Joy Young of Corsicana; and three grandchildren.

Visitation was 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb.. 22, 2013, and will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, all at the Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home.  

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford O’Keefe Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Crestlawn Memorial Park.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Melody Joy Gentry obituary.

Arrangements by Bradford O’Keefe Funeral Home, Ocean Springs, Miss.


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