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Melba Lois Kent

Melba Lois Kent, 78 of Dumas, passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Funeral Services are scheduled for 10 o’clock in the morning on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Bible Baptist Church with Pastor Johnny Widener, officiating. Interment will follow at Dumas Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 o’clock to 8 o’clock in the evening on Friday at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors. Melba was born on February 14, 1943, in Pampa, TX to Arvil and Jefffie (Sietz) Johnson. She married LeeRoy Kent on September 3, 1961 in Wheeler, TX. Their love and devotion was evident to all; he preceded her in death on 1995. Melba was extremely proud of her family and would attend her grandchildren’s events. Her interest included shopping, square dancing, and taking care of her yard. Melba was a member of Bible Baptist Church and will forever be remembered and loved by her family and friends. In addition to her husband, the love of her life, LeeRoy, she was preceded in death by her parents; sons: Gary Kent and Darrell Kent; sister: Ferrell Miller; brother: Johnny Johnson. Melba is survived by her son: Terry Kent and wife Elizabeth of Dumas; grandchildren: Matthew Kent and wife Laura, Edward Holguin and wife Alyssa, James Brown, Patrick Kent, Melissa Kent, Candace Montalvo and husband Ulises, Paige Kent, and Nikitta Kent; great-grandchildren: Anthony Kent, Zooey Ward, Hailey Kent, Natalie Kent, Aubri Kent; brother: Lewis Johnson; sister: Sharon Truitt; daughter-in-law: Twila Brown; and her fur baby, Sophie. The family requests, with gratitude, memorials be made to Memorial Hospice, 224 E 2nd, Dumas, TX 79029.

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To the Kent family,, So sorry for your loss! Nothing quit compares to losing a parent. My condolences. Love y'all !!

Bryan Gorham Sep 8 2021 12:00 AM

Sending you our prayers at this time

Anna Patzt Sep 6 2021 12:00 AM

What a blessing to be able to call her my friend. I worked with her at Penneys and the hospital and was always glad to be in her presence. She will be missed but I know she is rejoicing to be with so many of the people she loved so much!

Toni Bain Sep 3 2021 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry to hear this sad news. Melba was always so sweet & friendly to everyone. I worked with her at J C Penney's for many years. Prayers & hugs for all the family, may the Lord bless & comfort each of you.

Pat Blackshear Sep 3 2021 12:00 AM

Im so very sorry to hear of the passing of Melba. I worked with Melba at JC Penney. Melba was a very sweet lady and such a hard worker. Rest In Peace sweet lady. Prayers for your family.

Debbie Thomas Sep 2 2021 12:00 AM

Thank you

Melissa Kent Sep 2 2021 12:00 AM