Carolyn Lucretia Gentry

October 21, 1938January 9, 2021

Carolyn L. Gentry 1938-2021

Carolyn Lucretia Gentry was born October 21, 1938, in Taft, CA to Roy and Marian Collins. Carol passed away on January 9, 2021 at home in Bakersfield, CA. She attended school in Bakersfield, and graduated from Bakersfield High School in 1956. Carol worked as an executive secretary at Process Equipment for many years. She married Jerry Gentry on Nov. 13th, 1982. They were married for 25 years, until his passing in 2007. They enjoyed going to car shows together and hosting guests in their home. Carol loved fashion, jewelry, shoes, and her family. She was always dressed beautifully for every occasion. Carol was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Donna Long, her husband Jerry Gentry, son Jeff Langston, and stepson Ken Gentry. Carol is survived by her son Brian Langston and wife Bobbi, stepson Dale Gentry and wife Tarrah, daughter in law Sheryll Jones and husband Phillip; grandchildren Brandon Gentry and wife Marissa, Mitchell Gentry, Tawni White, Saylor Greer, Reece Greer, Brittany Cress, Mikell Gentry, Stormi Gentry, and Tempest Gentry; great granddaughters Hunter, Mila, and Luna Gentry; and many sister in laws, nieces, nephews, and friends. Memorial service will be held on Monday, February 1st, 10:00 AM, at Hillcrest Memorial Park Pavillion, 9101 Kern Canyon Rd., Bakersfield, CA. Carol will be missed by all who knew and loved her.


1 February

Memorial Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary

9101 Kern Canyon Road
Bakersfield, CA 93306


Carolyn Lucretia Gentry

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