Hurston L. Kent

Published 1:53 pm Sunday, May 1, 2022

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The Rev. Hurston Leo Kent, 85, passed away on Thurs., April 28, 2022, at his home in Canoe surrounded by his family at his bedside.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman (Aline Gohagin) Kent; one daughter, Dana Kent; and one grandson, Tra Odom.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Verba Kent, of Atmore; one daughter, Cheryl Kent (John) Browning, of Atmore; one brother, Claude (Lanette) Kent, of Atmore; one sister, Barbara (GW) Ford, of Atmore; one grandson, Nick Johnson, of Atmore; one great-granddaughter, McKenna Johnson, of Atmore; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held today, Sun., May 1, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home LLC with the Rev. Glenn Sullivan and Rev. Faron Wilson officiating.
Burial will follow at Little Rock Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Chad Kent, Wade Kent, Marty Kent, Danny Kent, Brian Ford, Michael Ford and Kevin Ford.
Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore is in charge of all arrangements.