Hubert Wayne Kent

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Services for Hubert Wayne Kent, of Meadville, are 11 a.m.Wednesday, June 17, at Meadville Baptist Church with burial inMidway Cemetery. The Revs. Emory May and John Ford willofficiate.

Visitation is Tuesday from 5 until 8:30 p.m. at Franklin FuneralHome.

Mr. Kent, 71, died June 14, 2009, at St. Dominic-JacksonMemorial Hospital in Jackson. He was born in Franklin County onSept. 7, 1937, to Hubert L. Kent and Mollie Sullivan Kent.

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He was an employee of Armstrong Tire Co. in Natchez for 23 yearsand a retiree of the Mississippi Department of Transportation. Mr.Kent served in the Army National Guard. He was a member ofMeadville Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Hubert L. Kent andMollie Sullivan Kent; a brother; and a grandson.

Survivors are his wife, Martha Alsworth Kent, of Meadville; adaughter, Patricia Bedford, of Meadville; his sons, Wade Kent andwife, Martha Jo, of Meadville, and Keith Kent and wife, Julie, ofTerry; his brothers, Wesley Kent, of Brookhaven, and Kenneth Kent,of Meadville; his sisters, Juanita Wallace and Edwina Price, ofMeadville; and his grandsons, Zach Bedford, Will Bedford, HaydenKent and Landon Kent.

Pallbearers are Philip Price, Thomas Stewart, Kirk Williamson,M.L. Bonds, Weston Yates and Tommy Smallwood.

Memorials may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box683, Liberty, MS, 39645-0683 or to Catch-A-Dream, P.O. Box 6280,Mississippi State University, MS 39762.