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Joe Bryant Lentz, 90
Joe Bryant Lentz died peacefully September 10, at Beverly Park Place Health and Rehab in Knoxville.
Joe Bryant Lentz, 90, of Knoxville (formerly of McMinnville) died peacefully Sunday, Sept. 10, at Beverly Park Place Health & Rehab in Knoxville. He was born Nov. 24, 1926, in DeKalb County, was a member of First United Methodist Church, and was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Jo Dean Underhill Lentz, parents John M. and Ethel Bryant Lentz, and sisters, Wilma Lentz Stiles and Louise Lentz Wilson.Joe moved to McMinnville for his senior year in high school, graduating from Central High School and married Jo Dean Underhill in October of 1944. He worked as a farmer, a Tom’s Peanuts Salesman and Deliveryman, a Life & Casualty Insurance Salesman, Western Auto Sales & Repair and for Doc Bragg as a John Deer Sales and Repair.