SHIRLEY ANN SHARP GENTRY passed away peacefully at
the age of 73 on Nov. 9, 2013 in Eastland, TX, with
burial in the Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger, TX.
She was born to M.C. & Dessie N. (Hamilton) Sharp on
Oct. 15, 1940 in the Cottonwood Community. She
attended Ranger High School for a few years in the
Class of 1958. Shirley aka “Mimi” lived for her
grand-kids and her favorite “things to do” always
included being involved in whatever activity they
were doing. She was well known for her love for the
sport of rodeo and served as queen coordinator with
the Ranger Jaycees for many years. She was a member
of Ranger First Baptist Church. She married Doyle
Gentry (RHS-1955) in June of 1958.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, M.C.
and Dessie Sharp; her husband, Doyle Gentry; one
brother, Curtis Sharp (RHS-1952); and two sisters,
Maxine Sharp Norris (RHS-1944), & Clara Sharp Houx
Survivors at the time of her death include her two
children, Jackie Gentry (RHS-1978), and Kelly Bond
(RHS-1981) of Ranger; her grandchildren, Brady
McCormick and his wife Kelsey of Branford, FL,
Jessica Gentry of Wylie, TX, and Rowdy Bond of
Ranger; one new great-grandbaby, Cutter McCormick;
sister, Kathy Sharp McIntire (RHS-1968) & husband
Ronald of Breckenridge; and one brother, Jerry
Sharp and wife Frances of Strawn.