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J.C. Gillentine, 79
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J.C. Gillentine, 79, a Quebeck resident and Warren County native, was born Nov. 8, 1938 and died June 2 at his residence.

He was the director of Hy-Lake Christian Camp for over 30 years, member of Rock Island Church of Christ, and son of the late Charlie and Mary Ethel Womack Gillentine. Mr. Gillentine was a part of and witnessed over 3,000 baptisms. He was a farmer in the Midway community for over 30 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother William Parker Gillentine; and grandson Caleb Chaz Hall.

Mr. Gillentine was married May 10, 1958 to Donna Carter Gillentine, who survives. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Tim Hall of McMinnville; son and daughter-in-law Jason and Amy Gillentine of Walling; five grandchildren, Caitlyn Taylor and husband David of Cookeville, Mariah Hall of Knoxville, Kenzie Hall of McMinnville, Eli Gillentine and Ike Gillentine, both of Walling; sister Jean Rogers of McMinnville; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Linda Dodson of McMinnville, Paula Templeton of Quebeck, Melissa and Richard Griffin of Rock Island; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was Monday, June 4, at High’s Chapel with Mike Steakley, Gary Waller and Gary Clark officiating. Interment followed at Old Bybee Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Rock Island Church of Christ Youth Group or Hy-Lake Christian Camp. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 6, 2018