Geraldine “Jerri” Conry Lentz, age 90 of Manchester, Tennessee and former Chattanooga resident, passed away on October 7, 2014 at the Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma.
Born in East St. Louis, Illinois, she was the only child of the late Cam and Lorena Conry of Pelham, Tennessee.
A lifetime member of the Methodist Church, Geraldine, “Jerri”, graduated from Grundy County High School, Tennessee Technogical University and Peabody University in Nashville with a Degree in Elementary Education. She was a teacher in the Hamilton County, Tennessee School System for over thirty years teaching at the Anna B. Lacey School, as well as, the East Brainerd Elementary School. She was a member of the T.E.A., the Hamilton County Retired Teachers and the Delta Kappa Gamma organizations.
Mrs. Lentz is survived by her husband of fifty seven years, William Lentz of Manchester, TN; nephews, Douglas Lentz of Tullahoma, Johnny Lentz (Penny) of Flintstone, GA and Richard Lentz (Angela) of Chattanooga; several cousins from her side of the Conry, Wilson and Gunn families; and a host of friends.
Visitation will be on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The Funeral Service will be conducted on Saturday morning, October 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Central Funeral Home Chapel in Manchester, TN.
Interment will follow on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at the Athens City Cemetery in Athens, Alabama.