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Minister

Samuel James Gentry, American minister. Ordained/licensed to ministry Baptist Church, 1982. Named to Honorary Order of Kentucky Colonels, Louisville, since 1984. Literacy teacher New Orleans Council of Churches, 1979; vice president Resident Men's Association, Pineville, Louisiana, 1974-1975. Member Athenian Literary Society.

Background

Gentry, Samuel James was born on June 25, 1952 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States. Son of Charles Duward and Billie Joe (Corpier) Gentry.

Education

Bachelor, Louisiana College, 1975. Master of Religious Education, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1977. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1983.

Career

Missionary, Home Mission Board Southern Baptist Convention, Atlanta, 1977-1979; minister of education, Del Norte Baptist Church, Albuquerque, 1980-1981; minister, Swallowfield (Kentucky) Baptist Church, 1982-1984; minister, Monte Sano Baptist Church, Huntsville, Alabama, 1984-1986; minister, Beaverdam Baptist Church, Fair Play, South Carolina., since 1987. Benevolence committee Beaverdam Baptist Ministers Conference, Seneca, South Carolina., since 1991. Mission Night children's speaker Beaverdam Baptist Association, 1988.

Extension teacher Samford U., Huntsville, Alabama, 1985-1986. Weekday early education committee Madison Baptist Association, Huntsville, 1985-1986.

Achievements

  • Ordained/licensed to ministry Baptist Church, 1982.

Membership

Literacy teacher New Orleans Council of Churches, 1979. Vice president Resident Men's Association, Pineville, Louisiana, 1974-1975. Member Athenian Literary Society.

Connections

Married Myra Geraldine Kampen, January 29, 1977. 1 child, Laura Marie.

father:
Charles Duward Gentry

mother:
Billie Joe (Corpier) Gentry

spouse:
Myra Geraldine Kampen

child:
Laura Marie Gentry