Minnie Marie Wire, 82, of Boonville, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at her home.

Minnie was born in Warrick County on July 30, 1936 to the late Argle C. and Ludie (Smith) Gentry.

She graduated from Tennyson High School in 1954. She was a member of Otter Creek General Baptist Church in Boonville. Minnie enjoyed spending time with the children at the nursery at church, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; siblings, James Gentry, Rudy Gentry, Arthur Gentry, and Guy Gentry.

Minnie is survived by her husband of 63 years, Ron Wire of Boonville; children, Linda West and her husband, Jeff of Newburgh; Dale Wire and his wife, JoAnn of Boonville; grandchildren, Matt West, Rachel West, Danielle (Wire) Nkrumah-Dartey and her husband, Kwame; Ashley Wire, Bethany Wire; great-granddaughter, Charleston Russell; several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Koehler Funeral Home in Boonville, with Pastor Bill Carlisle and Pastor Gene Koker officiating. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Boonville.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2019 and again from 11 a.m. until time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Otter Creek General Baptist Church or to the Bread of Life Ministry.

Friends unable to attend may send a condolence to the family at www.KoehlerFuneralHome.com.

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