April 13, 1943 – July 6, 2018
Edwin Gene Sentiff, 75, died Friday, July 6, 2018 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital after a long illness. He was born on April 13, 1943 to Bliss and Eunice Wallace Sentiff in Granite City, Illinois. He retired in March of 1982 as a Sergeant First Class Military Police in the United States Army. In 2000, he retired as Chief of Police from the Junction City Police Department, Junction City, AR.
He is survived by his beloved wife of a lifetime, Opal Sentiff of Jackson, TN, daughters; Patti (Bill) Melton, Jackson, TN, Pamalia Mallette, Dover, TN, Judy (Henry) Garza, Coalinga, CA; son’s Richard Sentiff, El Dorado, AR, James (Cathy) Whitehead, Dover, TN, and Ronald (Melissa) Sentiff, Troy, PA; brother Kenneth (Pat) Sentiff, Reidsville, NC, 18 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.
He is proceeded in death by his parents; Eunice Wallace, Bliss and Pauline Sentiff, son Randy Whitehead and grandson Nicholas Ryan Melton.
Funeral services provided by George A. Smith & Sons Funeral Home, 2812 N. Highland, Jackson, TN 38305. Visitation July 11, 2018 4 pm - 8 pm. Funeral services July 12, 2018 2 pm.
- Visitation with Friends and Loved Ones Wednesday, July 11, 2018
- Celebration of Life Service Thursday, July 12, 2018
- Interment Thursday, July 12, 2018
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