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Donna Jean Gentry, American librarian. Certified English, government, library media services. Secretary Hamilton Heights Educational Foundation, Arcadia, Indiana, 1987-1991, Hamilton Heights Building Corporation, Arcadia, since 1991; member Hamilton County Future Search, Noblesville, since 1994. Member Association for Indiana Media Educators, Delta Gamma Sorority, Lambda Iota Tau, Pi Gamma Mu, Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.).

Background

Gentry, Donna Jean was born on October 31, 1947 in Anderson, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Lyman Siler and Marjorie Lois (Clark) Balser.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Ball State University, 1969. Master of Arts, Ball State University, 1972. Endorsement in library science, Butler University, 1978.

Career

English teacher Noblesville (Indiana) Junior High, 1969-1977. Library Tipton (Indiana) High School, since 1978. Member task force 21st Century, Tipton (Indiana) Community Schools, 1993-1994, member technical committee, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Certified English, government, library media services.

Religion

It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

Politics

There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

Views

Small groups inside the Methodist Church should be developed. Thus all members of “societies” could receive support and be challenged in their faith.

Membership

Secretary Hamilton Heights Educational Foundation, Arcadia, Indiana, 1987-1991, Hamilton Heights Building Corporation, Arcadia, since 1991. Member Hamilton County Future Search, Noblesville, since 1994. Member Association for Indiana Media Educators, Delta Gamma Sorority, Lambda Iota Tau, Pi Gamma Mu, Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.).

Connections

Married John M. Gentry, July 19, 1969. Children: Malinda, Catherine.

father:
Lyman Siler Balser

mother:
Marjorie Lois (Clark) Balser

spouse:
John M. Gentry

child:
Malinda Gentry

child:
Catherine Gentry