Annie Ruth Gentry
Annie Ruth Gentry
  • March 2, 1939 - May 31, 2017
  • Huntsville, Alabama

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Annie “Baby” Ruth (Patterson) Gentry, 78, of Huntsville, AL passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Annie Ruth was born in Clarksdale, MS to Carey and Pauline (Owens) Patterson. She grew up in Talladega, AL. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers Frank, Gene, Bill, and Robert. She is survived by her older sister, Dorothy “Sister” Bates of Talladega, AL. Annie Ruth is survived by her husband of 58 years, Eugene Winford Gentry. They moved to Huntsville, AL in 1960. Annie Ruth is also survived by her four children, Timothy Eugene Gentry, Lisa Darlene (Bill) Baker, Phillip Wayne (Beverley) Gentry, and Michael Jason (Leah) Gentry; her five grandchildren Julie, Jamie, Jessica, Ryan, and Michael Dakota; and her five great-grandchildren Delaney, Camden, Clover, Juneau, and Eno; and many loving nieces and nephews. Annie Ruth retired from the Chrysler Corp.

Visitation will be Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm at Valhalla Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2:00pm in Valhalla’s Chapel. Internment in Valhalla Memory Gardens.