Dyra Ann Kent,70, of Albany died Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Kimbrell Stern. Interment will follow at Red Oak Cemetery.
Dyra Ann Kent loving and devoted mother of seven children, 17 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren. She was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Other interests included reading, gardening, and watching Nascar. She is preceded in death by her husband Edgar M. Kent and brother, Robert Griffin.
Survivors include seven children,, Theresa Dedmond and her husband, Jim of Ambrose, GA, Marshall Kent, Morris Kent and his wife Jeannine of Winder, GA, Dan Kent of Homerville, GA, Terry Sizemore and her husband James of Leesburg, GA, Grayson Kent of Sylvester, GA and Robin Kent and his wife Donna of Putney, GA, one sister, Linda Phillips of Jefferson, GA, one brother, Bobby Griffin and his wife Linda of Ormond Beach, FL, seventeen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Kimbrell-Stern Monday, July 2, 2012 from 6:00PM until 8:00PM.
Memorials may be made to The American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.
You may sign the guestbook and share your thoughts with the Kent family by visiting Kimbrell-Stern’s website at www.kimbrell-stern.com.