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Description: James Monroe GENTRYDate: March 28 1930
Newspaper published in: Leadwood, MO
James Monroe GENTRY was born Sept. 19, 1885, at Bonne Terre, Mo., and died March 15, 1930, in a hospital in East St. Louis, from injuries received in a mine explosion at Valdemeyer, Ill. He was 44 years and 6 months old.
On July 27, 1908, he was united in marriage to Mrs. Gertrude DARLOW. To this union were born two sons, Lester and Virgil, and one daughter, Verna, who with a step-son, Ervin DARLOW, two sisters, Mrs. Abbie HUGHES, of Wortham, Mrs. Levy BRIMM, of Potosi, two brothers, Fred, of East St. Louis, and Edgar of Leadwood, and a host of other relatives and friends are left to mourn his departure.
Mr. GENTRY was well known in this part of the country and had many friends in part of the country who highly respected him. He was foreman at the mine in Illinois, and four of his fellow workers came from there Tuesday to act as pall bearers.
Funeral services were held at the Church of God, by Rev. C. CARL, of Leadwood. Interment in the Leadwood Cemetery.