Betty Lacy Gentry

February 27, 1929November 28, 2018

Betty Lacy Gentry, age 89 of Knoxville passed away on November 28, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Ray and Jonnie Lacy. Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers: Bill Lacy, Woolsey Lacy and Ray Lacy. Ms. Gentry moved to Galveston Texas as a young girl when her father went to work on the railroad. She eventually moved back to the Knoxville area where she attended The University of Tennessee. She worked at CAC and attended Church Street United Methodist Church in Knoxville. She was a graduate in the first class of Stephens Ministry. She enjoyed reading, listening to public radio and swimming, and was a former piano teacher and swimming coach. She is survived by her daughters: Teresa Gentry Cuneo, Alecia Gentry and Diane Gentry Miller; grandchildren: Christin Cuneo, Shannon Welch, Paula Miller, and Andrew Gentry; great grandchildren: Cole Foflygen, Lillian Cuneo and Liam Welch. Services will be private. Please visit to leave condolences for the family.


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Betty Lacy Gentry

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