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FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Morning Pointe of Franklin honored fathers everywhere with a special presentation by Jimmy Gentry, state-renowned football coach. A native of Franklin, Gentry’s high school coaching career spanned more than seven decades, earning him the title of Tennessee Coach of the Year in 1966. He is also a decorated war hero. For the past 75 years, he has run Gentry’s Farm, a successful pumpkin farm and children’s camp.

During his visit to the assisted living and memory care community, he shared his war stories and recollections of life during the Great Depression and World War II.

Morning Pointe never misses a moment to celebrate special days and occasions, inviting local speakers and guests to reflect on special moments with the residents.

Photo: Jimmy Gentry, state-renowned football coach, gave a historical presentation of life during the Great Depression and WWII at the Father’s day event at Morning Pointe of Franklin, TN.