Anne Chewning Gentry
Anne Chewning Gentry
  • October 4, 1920 - May 27, 2017
  • Glen Allen, Virginia

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Anne Chewning Gentry "GranAnne", 96, of Farrington, passed peacefully into her eternal home with God on May 27, 2017. She was the daughter of the late John Wilkerson Chewning and Annie Bledsoe Chewning and was preceded in death by her brothers, Warren, Thomas, and William Chewning and sisters, Ellen Chewning Nuckols and Virginia Chewning Holman; and grandson, John Warner Allison. Anne was a lifetime resident of Hanover County and a faithful member of St. Peter's United Methodist Church in Montpelier. She was a great cook, homemaker, seamstress, gardener, and a beloved grandmother. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John R. Gentry, Jr.; daughter, Sue Gentry Allison (Sam); son, John Chewning Gentry (Lee); granddaughters, Anne Peyton Gentry, Elizabeth "Libbie" Lee Gentry; brother, Charles Haywood Chewning, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 12:00-2:00 pm and 4:00-6:00 pm at Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory - Reid Chapel, 412 S. Washington Highway, Ashland, VA 23005. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 11:00 am at St. Peter's United Methodist Church, 15599 Mountain Rd., Montpelier, VA 23192. Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Ashland, Ashland, VA.