Pearl Gentry Thomas

Dec 31, 2013

1943 — 2013

WEAVERVILLE — Pearl Gentry Thomas, 70, of 56 Mundy Cove Road, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. She is a native of Buncombe County and daughter of the late Erskin and Irene Lance Gentry. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Alice Waldrop, Betty Brown and Helen Hollar.

She is survived by her husband, Donald C. Thomas; daughters, Teresa Rice(David), Donna Henson(Eddie), Susie Waldrup (David Sledge), Jeannie Blackwell (Chris); son, Kevin Thomas; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; sisters, Mildred Reis,  Jeannette Grooms, Joyce Franklin, Mary E. Black; brothers, Tate Gentry, David Gentry and John Gentry.

A celebration of life will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service.  Officiating will be the Revs. Mack Revis, Steve Rhinehart and Levi Henson. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

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