Willys Avery Gentry, better known as “Bill”, age 79, of Lafayette, Tenn., passed away April 4, 2009, at Saint Thomas Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services were conducted Tues., April 7, 2009, from the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend James Wheeler, and Reverend Jackie Woods officiating. Genie Murray, Dean Creek, Johnny Harris, Tim Wood, and Jeff Wood served as honorary pallbearers. Jeff Gentry, Mike Netherton, Ronnie Creek, Carlene Kirby, Teddy Marsh, and Wayne Marsh served as active pallbearers. Interment followed in the Anderson and Son Memorial Park.