Jeffery Allen Gentry, 51, of Benton passed away on Jan. 20, 2014. He was born in Rochelle, Ill., on March 2, 1962. to the late Odale Gentry and Wanda Taylor Gentry.
Jeffery loved everything about cars. He spent many weekends driving race cars at the I-30 Racetrack, was an avid Nascar fan, and an excellent car mechanic. His family shared many good times watching the car races and traveling out of town.
Jeffery is survived by his wife of 35 wonderful years, Ruthie Gentry of Benton; a sister, Debbie Johnston of Alexander; a brother, Marlon Gentry of Benton; numerous nieces, as well as many other family members and friends who loved him dearly and will miss him always.
The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.
Arrangements are under the care of Smith Family Funeral Home, 322 N. Market Street in Benton.
For more information, call 501-778-7100.
Online guestbook: www.SmithFamilyCares.com.