Alene Cole Kent, DECATUR


Alene Cole Kent, 80, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020, at her home. A graveside service was at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Moulton Memory Gardens with Dr. Tommy Whitlow officiating. Lawrence Funeral Home assisted the family.

Born on March 8, 1940 to the late Lester and Gertrude Hood Cole, Alene was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She worked as a nurse for 30 years at Lawrence County Medical Center and enjoyed quilting, working in her flower garden and scrap-booking.

Survivors include her husband of eight years, George Kent; daughter, Terri Holmes (Connie) and their godson, Chandler Daniel; sister, Patsy Frost (Wayne); nieces and nephews, Jody Sibley (Lanier), Jerry Naylor (Gwen), Allen Naylor, and Brad Frost (Lisa); and several great nieces and nephews.

Alene was preceded in death by her brother, Quinton Cole; and sister, Elizabeth Naylor.

Pallbearers were Connie Holmes, Jerry Naylor, Allen Naylor, Brad Frost, Wesley Daniel and Chandler Daniel. Honorary pallbearers were Wayne Frost and Lanier Sibley.

The family extends special thanks to the nurses and staff at Hospice of the Valley.

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