Joseph Ferd Gentiles

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, December 7, 2004

Services for Joseph Ferd Gentiles of McCall Creek are 1 p.m.Thursday, Dec. 9 at New Salem Baptist Church in Franklin Countywith burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Wednesday from 5-9 p.m. and Thursday from8:30-11:30 a.m. at the funeral home and from noon until 1 p.m. atthe church.

Mr. Gentiles, 76, died Dec. 4, 2004, from injuries sustained inan automobile accident on Hwy. 569 and Hwy. 570. He was born inBaker, La., on July 3, 1928, to Anthony Joseph Gentiles and FerdieWright Gentiles of McCall Creek.

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He was a mechanic and served in the Army. He was a member of NewSalem Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death was his father.

Survivors are his mother; his wife, Madeline Rodriguez Gentilesof McCall Creek; his daughter, Vickie Gentiles Walters and herhusband, Alvin, of Natchitoches, La.; his two sons, David AnthonyGentiles of Austin, Texas, and Alan Dale Gentiles and his wife,Melanie, of Old Ocean, Texas; his sister Eva Nichols of BatonRouge, La.; his brother, Tommy Gentiles of Denham Springs, La.;eight grandchildren, Ariele, Hannah and Calla Gentiles, all ofAustin, David and Gennifer Gentiles of Old Ocean, Jason and RandallWaters of Natchitoches, and Bryan Waters of Campti, La.; and twogreat-grandchildren, Jaydon Waters of Natchitoches, and HunterWaters of Campti.