Passed away in Kalamazoo on October 8, 2018, Tamra was born on January 22, 1958 the daughter of Robert Ray and Jeanie Marie (Hobbs) Gentry. She held an Associates Degree and was the owner of a restaurant. Tamra was united in marriage with Terry L. Oetman in Kalamazoo on July 29, 1996. Surviving are their children; Charles (Kristen) Gentry of Kalamazoo, Amy Kelly of Kalamazoo, Melanie Oetman of Kalamazoo, Ashley (Jose) Castro of Cedar Springs, and Dakota (Cassey) Oetman of Tennessee. Also surviving are her brothers; Steve, Mark and Robert Gentry all of Kalamazoo, along with sisters; Carla (Allen) Craig of Bloomingdale, Lawanda (William) Taber of Parchment, and Rachel Rhodes of Cape Coral, Florida. Tamra is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. A family memorial will be held 11:00 am Saturday November 10, 2018at Redmond Funeral Home, 4100 S. Westnedge Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49008 (269) 343-6156. Memorial contributions can be made to the Radiant Church. www.redmondfuneralhomes.net.