The following interview is a PDF file and requires Adobe Acrobat reader: 1986 Interview of Earl Gentry and his wife Iola Gentry, recounting their lives in Montgomery County and particularly in Conroe.

Thank you Larry L. Foerster of the Montgomery County Historical Commission for allowing us to share this interview with Earl Gentry and his wife Iola Everett Gentry as well as the following photos of of Iola as a young woman, and of Earl as a lieutenant in WWI, a Chamber president and at his store in his late 80's (with the hat and cane.)


Lt. T. E. Gentry

Iola B. Everett Gentry

Mr. Gentry (with hat and cane) and friends in
front of the store

Thomas Earl Gentry
from Chamber Archives



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