Brenda “Diane” McClure Gentry, 55 of Paris, Ark., passed away on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 in Fort Smith, Ark. She was born on May 4, 1961 in Ozark to her parents Floyd McClure, Sr. and Carol Ann (Trusty) McClure. She was a stay-at-home mother and a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Paris.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Carol Ann (Trusty) McClure; and her brother, Winford McClure.

She is survived by her four sons, Jason McClure of Paris, Gary Joe Gentry of Alma, Cory Gentry and fiancé Lynn of Paris and Preston Gentry of Paris; her father, Floyd McClure, Sr. and wife Lola of Paris; one sister, Janet McClure of Ratcliff; two brothers, Mike McClure and wife Sherri of Greenwood and Tim McClure of Fort Smith; sister-in-law, Teresa McClure-Oliver of Paris; five grandchildren, Jadyn McClure, Brock Gentry, Ashton Carter, Airika Jones and Arianna Carter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Paris officiated by Brother J.H. Carter and Brother David Johnson. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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