Alexander Funeral Home-West Chapel

2100 West Illinois Street, Evansville, IN


Deloris M. Gentry

May 9, 1928May 21, 2020

Deloris Margaret Gentry, 92, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Heritage Nursing Home. She was born on May 9, 1928, in Elberfeld, Indiana.

Deloris was a member of St. Joseph in the County since 1978. She was a beautician for many years and taught at Tri-State Beauty College before retiring in the summer of 1989. She enjoyed doing hair and working out in the garden.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Robert E. Gentry; son, Scott Gentry; and brother, Marvin Zehner.

Deloris is survived by son, Stephen Gentry; grandchildren, Andrea and Matthew Gentry.

A funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at Alexander Memorial Park Mausoleum, Heritage Chapel, officiated by Fr. Gene Schroeder, with entombment to follow. Friends may visit from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday at Alexander West Chapel.

Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.


  • Stephen Gentry, Son
  • Andrea Gentry, Granddaughter
  • Matthew Gentry, Grandson
  • Robert E. Gentry, Husband (deceased)
  • Scott Gentry, Son (deceased)
  • Clarence Zehner, Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Anna (Wolf) Zehner, Mother (deceased)
  • Marvin Zehner, Brother (deceased)

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  • Visitation

    Monday, May 25, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

  • Entombment

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020


Deloris M. Gentry

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Diane Royster

May 23, 2020

Deloris lived with my family in Evansville while she attended beauty school and gave me my first permanent.
My mother made each of the three of us matching Easter dresses and I still have that picture.
My family was very fond of Deloris. May she Rest In Peace.

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