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Mr. Ira Howard Kent

September 24, 1938 - June 6, 2014
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Ira Howard Kent, age 75 of Colbert passed away after an extended illness, Friday, June 6, 2014. He was of the Baptist faith. He retired from Pepsi Cola after 43 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ira and Ruby Cook Kent; four brothers, Leon, Olan, Randall and Donald Kent; a sister, Bernice Kent. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Helen Arlene Kent; a son, Barry Bruce; five daughters and three son-in-laws, Janet Bruce, Tami and Rick Autry, Dana and David Presley, Cindy and Michael Tittle and Deon Kent; two sisters, Linda Thompson and Shirley Simon; nine grandchildren, Bryan, Brad, Kayla, Kellyn, Matthew,...
Ira Howard Kent, age 75 of Colbert passed away after an extended illness, Friday, June 6, 2014. He was of the Baptist faith. He retired from Pepsi Cola after 43 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ira and Ruby Cook Kent; four brothers, Leon, Olan, Randall and Donald Kent; a sister, Bernice Kent. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Helen Arlene Kent; a son, Barry Bruce; five daughters and three son-in-laws, Janet Bruce, Tami and Rick Autry, Dana and David Presley, Cindy and Michael Tittle and Deon Kent; two sisters, Linda Thompson and Shirley Simon; nine grandchildren, Bryan, Brad, Kayla, Kellyn, Matthew, Taylor, Titus, Cammie and McKinley; six great-grandchildren, Kameron, Caden, Mason, Scott, Cambree and Brewer. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8:00PM Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 4:00PM Sunday, June 8, 2014 in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with Dr. Billy Owensby and Rev. Buford Lockman officiating. Interment will be in Colbert Cemetery. Pallbearers will include, Zachary Saxon, Paul Poss, Ed Culbertson, Jason Arrendale, Dale Abercrombie and Russell Stafford. The family will like to give a special thanks to Athens Pulmonary, Pruitt Health Athens Heritage and Gentiva Hospice. Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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