The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

December 16, 2012

Artie Kent

LEONARD — Funeral services for Artie Lu Shaw Kent, 75-year-old Leonard resident, are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday Dec. 18, 2012, at the First Baptist Church of Leonard.  Rev. Denny Gorena and Charles Wrenn will officiate.  Burial will be in the Leonard Cemetery. 

Family visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. today at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home chapel in Leonard. The funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Kent was born Sept. 21, 1937, in Greenville. Her parents were Artie Homer and Eula May Fenter Shaw. She graduated from Greenville High School and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Leonard and the Eastern Star. 

She married E.B. Kent March 30, 1956, at Durant, Okla. and she worked in Customer Service for the Continental Telephone Company.

She passed away at her home Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012.

She is survived by her sons,  John Kent of Leonard and David Kent of Lake Kiowa; her daughter, Cindy Kent of Leonard; her sister, Jackie Kent of Leonard; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, eight nephews and five nieces.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Jan Sims and Shirley Farmer and her brothers, Mike, Don, Elton and Avon Shaw and a niece,  Karen Farmer McClain.

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