OBITUARY: Shirley Gentile


Shirley Gentile, age 71 of Gallatin, passed away on December 22, 2023.

Mrs. Gentile was born December 25, 1951 in Canton, Ohio to the late Edgar Miller and Marie Woods Miller.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband, Charles Gentile; and brother, Alfred Miller.

She is survived by daughters, Julie Akers of Gallatin and Lisa Harding (William) of Indiana; sisters, Judy Pappas (James) of Ohio and Debbie Elsass (Kenneth) of Ohio; father of her children, Steve Akers of Gallatin; grandchildren, Savannah Harding and Aundrea Harding; and nieces Michelle McMasters and Chrissy Sanford.

There will be a Celebration of Life Service at a later date.

Online condolences may be submitted at

Sellars Family Heritage at Gallatin, 100 E. Albert Gallatin Avenue, Gallatin, TN 37066. 615-452-7115. Obituary line 615-452-5900. E-mail: [email protected].


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