Susan Dail Machen-Gentry

Published 3:38 pm Sunday, November 5, 2023

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Susan Dail Machen-Gentry of Nags Head, NC passed away peacefully on October 30, 2023, from natural causes at ECU Medical Center in Greenville, NC. She was surrounded by her husband and girls.

Susi leaves to cherish her memory; her loving husband, Robert “Bobby” Gentry; her two girls, Sarah Clark (Freddy) and Andrea Lambert (Dave); grandchildren, Cameron, Savannah, Garrett, and Collin; and pet her children – Sochi and Sandi. Susie is also survived by her mother, Bettye Machen; her sister, Betsy Carmark (Mark); her brother, Phil Machen (Patti); and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was predeceased by her father, Charles Philip Machen.

Susi was a Virginia Beach native who graduated from Cox High School and was a long-term employee of Fotomat and a local Chiropractic practice in Virginia Beach. She and Bobby relocated to Nags Head in 2007, where she volunteered with Nags Head Elementary School and was an active Outer Banks Presbyterian Church choir member.

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Susi was an amazing woman who loved her family deeply and was always eager to help those around her. She was the best friend of everyone she knew and lit up any room with her smile and kindness. She will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

Susi’s Celebration of Life will be held at Outer Banks Presbyterian Church on Friday, November 10 at 10 a.m. It will be live-streamed at Memorial donations can be made to Outer Banks Presbyterian Church, 907 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948. Please share condolences with the family at Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.