Atha Joyce Gentry, 78, of Mt. Holly passed away August 24, 2016 at Woodlawn Haven Assisted Living in Mt. Holly. Ms. Gentry was born in Franklin, NC on January 25, 1938 to the late Fred and Margaret Burnett Childers. She is also preceded in death by her husband Roy Arthur Gentry. Brothers, TJ, Shirley, Ralph and Grady Childers. Atha loved doing crafts such as knitting and crocheting. The family will have private Graveside Inurnment Services at a later date at Hillcrest Gardens, Mt. Holly. In Lieu of Flowers memorials may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice, 156 Corporate Blvd., Indian Trail, NC 28079.