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Robbie Shope Gentry, 52

Robbie Shope Gentry, 52

Robbie Shope Gentry, 52, of Fletcher died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at her residence.

She was born on Aug. 26, 1961, in Asheville to the late Jesse C. and Eileen Bradburn Shope.

Mrs. Gentry graduated from Enka High School and worked as a hair stylist for many years. She served as President of the Shriners Ladies Auxiliary for two years. She was a member of Fletcher First Baptist Church. She enjoyed golf, cross stitching, reading, and volunteering. She was loved and will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her loving husband, Paul Gentry of Fletcher; two sisters, Kathy Janeiro of Annandale, Va.; Sherri Shope of Mauldin, S.C.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Fletcher First Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Waldrup officiating. The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robbie's memory to Dorcas Sunday School Class or the Food Pantry of Fletcher First Baptist Church, PO Box 1658, Fletcher, NC 28732.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.