Jean Mize Kent
June 30, 1929 – March 7, 2018
Jean Mize Kent, 88, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital- Union County. She was born June 30, 1929 in Union County to Johnnie and Effie Hill Mize.
She was a retired LPN for Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be 11:00a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018 at United Funeral Service with Bro. Whit Lewis and Dr. Juston Gates officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by a daughter, Theresa Kent Simpson (Pete); three sons, Kenneth Kent (Brenda), Richard Kent (Patricia) and David Kent (Sandy); a daughter-in-law, Sharon Kent; a sister, Toy Duncan; fifteen grandchildren: Dawn Trinh, Jonathan Kent, Jake Kent, Jennifer Smith, Dana Ganger, Amanda Gates, Jeremy Kent, Jeanna Campbell, Ben Kent, Lauren Swann, Wesley Bennett, Roxanne Ward, Yasman Liddel, Rachel Simpson and Katherine Simpson; twenty-four great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Paul Kent; a son, Jerry Kent; and a granddaughter, Theresa Kent Ayres.
Visitation will be Friday, March 9, 2018 from 5:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. at the funeral home.
The family request memorials be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis.