Sentell, Sally Carter (Cleveland)
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Sally Carter Sentell, 85, of Cleveland, passed away on September 20, 2020. She was born on Sept. 30, 1934. Sally was a member of Park West Church of God in Knoxville. She was a graduate of Young High School in Knoxville and was a very accomplished pianist. Sally even received recognition from Bob Hope as he presented her an award in Neyland Stadium for a talent competition that she won at age 17. The same competition earned her a spot at Radio City Music Hall to perform. She was a loving mother to four sons and was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is preceded in death by her adopted parents, Tuby Monda Lee Carter and Granville Clifton Carter; birth parents, Harry and Billie Mitchell; sister, Sandra Gail Ward; and former husband, Robert Eugene Sentell.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory four sons, Chris (Patti) Sentell, Gary (Cindy) Sentell, Rick (Lori) Sentell and Ray Sentell; grandchildren, Laura Valentine, Ashley Sexton (Chris), Beth Sentell, Cale Sentell (Heather), Joseph Sentell (Ainsley), Sarah Emily Still (Ryan), Katriel Sentell and Lorin Sentell; brother, Ronald Franklin Coleman; 18 grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24 at Companion Funeral Home, 2419 Georgetown RD NW in Cleveland. A celebration of Sally’s life will be held at 7 p.m. following the visitation. She will be laid to rest at Lee Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25.
Share a personal memory of Sally or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.