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Ferdie Wright Gentiles

Final services for Ferdie Wright Gentiles, of Baton Rouge, are 2p.m. Friday, April 8 at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East Chapel inBaton Rouge with burial in Resthaven Gardens of Memory in BatonRouge.

Visitation is today from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at New SalemBaptist Church in McCall Creek with a service at 2 p.m. Visitationwill also be held Thursday from 5-9 p.m. and Friday after 10 a.m.at the funeral home in Baton Rouge.

Mrs. Gentiles, 93, died April 5, 2005, at Summit Hospital.

She was a native of Franklin County and was a school bus driverwith the East Baton Rouge Parish Schools for 20 years. She was amember of New Salem Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents, James F. and AddieCotten Wright; her husband, Anthony “Tony” Gentiles; her son,Joseph F. Gentiles; her grandson, Danny Gentiles; her sister, EvaW. Golson; and her son-in-law, Robert Nichols.

Survivors are her daughter, Eva G. Nichols, of Baton Rouge; herson, Tommy W. Gentiles and his wife, Olivia M. Gentiles, of DenhamSprings; her daughter-in-law, Madeline R. Gentiles, of McCallCreek; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 10great-great-grandchildren.