William Smith Tyree m. to Alwilda Law.
William Smith & Alwilda (Law) Tyree had nine (9) children:
2. Owen Tyree
3. Ben Tyree
4. George Tyree
5. Edna Tyree, m. Mr. Belcher
6. Mildred Tyree, m. Mr. Hoard
7. Blanche Tyree, m. Mr. Featherston
8. Margaret Lovell Tyree, d. ca. 2001; m. Mr. Ramsey
9. Helen Virginia Tyree, b. 27 Dec 1910; m. 1957 to Ralph C. Gentry.
6. Mildred Tyree, daughter of William Smith & Alwilda (Law) Tyree, m. Mr. Hoard.
Mr. & Mildred (Tyree) Hoard had a son:
6.1. Joseph J. Hoard, m. to Estelle (unknown).
7. Blanche Tyree, daughter of William Smith & Alwilda Law (Tyree), m. to Mr. Featherston.
Mr. & Blanche (Tyree) Featherston had two (2) children:
Richard C. Featherston
7.2. Beverly Featherston, m. to Billy Massie.
9. Helen Virginia Tyree, daughter of William Smith & Alwilda Law (Tyree), b. 27 Dec 1910, Franklin Co., VA; d. 7 Nov 2004, Amelia Co., VA; m. 1957 to Ralph C. Gentry, d. 1979.
Helen Virginia Tyree Gentry was born December
27, 1910 in Franklin County, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late William
Smith and Alwilda Law Tyree. Mrs. Gentry was preceded in death by the love of
her life, her husband of 22 years, Ralph C. Gentry in 1957. She was the last
sibling of nine children including the late Jake, Owen, Ben and George Tyree as
well as Edna Belcher, Mildred Hoard, Blanche Featherston and Margaret Lovell
Ramsey. Church and family played a large role in Mrs. Gentry's life. She had
been an active member of Ginter Park United Methodist since 1962, a member of
the United Methodist Women for over 65 years, served on the Altar Guild and
supported the outreach ministries as long as her health allowed. She was loved
and cared for by her daughters and their husbands, Mary P. Jordan and James E.
Jordan, Claire G. Crostic and Robert H. Crostic; as well as grandchildren,
Michelle P. Garland, Troy L. Pettey and wife, Alice, Stuart C. (Carl) Crostic
and Anne Tyree Crostic. Mrs. Gentry was blessed with great-grandchildren, Ashley
Garland, Drew Parsons, Cassie and Terry Pettey. Mrs. Gentry's extended family
included James and Debbie Jordan; children, Chris, Kristen, and Kaitlyn and
Scott and Lori Robertson; children, Casey and Olivia. Other family, are nephews,
Joseph J. Hoard and wife, Estelle, Richard C. Featherston; and a niece, Beverly
F. Massie and husband, Billy, all of Richmond. Visitation will be held at
Woody's Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the
afternoon and 6 to 8 p.m. in the evening at the Huguenot Chapel. Interment will
Ralph C. & Helen Virginia (Tyree) Gentry had two (2) daughters:
Mary Flagg Gentry, m 1st to Larry Pettey; m 2nd to
James E. Jordan.
9.2. Claire Gentry, m. to Robert H. Crostic
9.1. Mary Flagg Gentry , daughter of Ralph C. & Helen Virginia (Tyree) Gentry, m 1st to Lawrence Richard Pettey , divorced. Mary (Gentry) Pettey m 2nd to Mary (Tyree) Pettey m 2nd to James “Jim” E. Jordan [his 2nd wife]. Jim & Mary (Tyree) Jordan had no issue.
James “Jim” E. Jordan had two (2) children by his 1st wife:
o James Jordan Jr., m. Debbie (Unknown). James & Debbie (Unknown) Jordan had three children:
§ Kristen Jordan
Lori Jordan, m. to Scott Robertson.
Scott & Lori (
§ Olivia Robertson
Lawrence Richard & Mary Flagg (Tyree) Pettey had two (2) children:
Pettey, b. 31 Dec 1963-64; m. to
9.1.2. Troy Lamar Pettey , b. 17 Nov 1969; m 1st to Joanne Coleman ; m 2nd to Alice Bernice Parsons
9.2. Clair Gentry, daughter of Ralph C. & Helen Virginia (Tyree) Gentry, m. to Robert H. Crostic.
Robert H. & Clair (Gentry) Crostic had two (2) children:
Stuart C. “Carl” Crostic
9.2.2. Anne Tyree Crostic, Unmarried.
9.1.1. Michelle Pettey, daughter of Lawrence Richard & Mary Flagg (Tyree) Pettey , m. to Dale Garland
Dale & Michelle (Pettey)
126.96.36.199. Ashley Garland
9.1.2. Troy Lamar Pettey , son of Lawrence Richard & Mary Flagg (Tyree) Pettey , b. 17 Nov 1969, Richmond, VA; m 1st ca. 1992-1993, Chesterfield Co., VA to Joanne Coleman ; div. 1995, Chesterfield Co., VA. No issue of this union. Troy Lamar Pettey m 2nd 17 Dec 1997, Farmville, Prince Edward Co., VA to Alice Bernice Parsons , daughter of Larry M. & Dorothy (Stapleton) Parsons , b. 10 Aug 1975, Henrico Co., VA.
Alice Bernice Parsons had by Edwin Carl Klebau , III one child:
Andrew Ryan Klebau Parsons
, b. 20 Jan 1996,
Troy Lamar & Alice Bernice (Parsons) Pettey two (2) children:
Cassandra "Cassie" Nichole
, b. 26 Sept 1997,
188.8.131.52. Terrence Michael Pettey, b. 29 Apr 2002, Chesterfield Co., VA
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