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Joseph Ferd “Jack” Gentiles

Services for Joseph Ferd “Jack” Gentiles of McCall Creek are 1p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9 at New Salem Baptist Church in FranklinCounty with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. and Thursday from 8:30-11:30a.m. at the funeral home and from noon until 1 p.m. at thechurch.

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.

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.