Cora Gentry McCauley, 80, of Townsend Road, Carlsbad, NM, passed away February 27, 2022 at her home.
Visitation will be 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at Denton-Wood Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Cavern Baptist Church with Pastor Dick Means officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Cora was born April 18, 1941 in Carlsbad, NM, to Frank and Irene (Booker) Gentry. She graduated from Carlsbad High School in 1959. Cora lived in Dell City a number of years before returning to Carlsbad. In 1969, she began work as a travel agent. Cora later opened Tumbleweed Travel Agency and operated the agency until retiring in 2007. She enjoyed working puzzles and talking on the phone to her many family members. Cora was preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Alice Shelton, Nadine Baker, Mary Lou Lee, Virgie Hale; brothers: John Arthur, Alvin, Paul and Lynn Gentry.
Survivors are her daughter, Lynette McDonald and husband, Keith; grandsons: Adam McDonald and wife, Carrie, Zach McDonald and wife, Maxy; granddaughter: Amanda McDonald; great-grandchildren: Adam, Ryan, Leroy, Hunter and Amanda; great-great-grandchildren: Rayleigh, Tanner, Stormi and Adam; furry great-grand dogs, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be expressed at dentonwood.com