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Charlie Kent

January 23, 1938 — February 23, 2023

Enville

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CHARLIE KENT

Enville, TN: Charles Lee Kent, age 85, passed away February 23, 2023, at his home.

He was born January 23, 1938, in Enville, the son of the late John U. and Cora Hanna Kent. He went to school at Enville and Adamsville and graduated from Adamsville High School in 1958. He moved to Ohio and from there entered the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany.

He worked for E and L Transport in Lorain, OH delivering Ford Cars by Transport Truck for forty-nine years. He then went to work for Jack Cooper Transport in Avon Lake, OH. He loaded and unloaded Ford vehicles at dealerships for fifty-three years, retiring in 2013.

He moved back to Enville in 2013.

His wife Joyce preceded him in death in 2011.

He was a member of the Enville Church of Christ.

He enjoyed antique show cars.   

Mr. Kent is survived by a son, John J. Kent of Shelby, OH and two stepdaughters, Pam Barnes of Burlin Heights, OH and Tammy Farley of Huron, OH; and a companion, Annie Ruth Massengill.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Joyce Kent (2011) and a son Charles L. Kent, Jr.     

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, February 26th at Shackelford Funeral Directors - Adamsville Chapel with Tommy Wade and Keith Carlson officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery at Enville.

The family will receive friends at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Adamsville Chapel beginning 10:00 AM Sunday until service time.  

Shackleford Funeral Directors

Henderson, TN

731-989-2421

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, February 26, 2023

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors of Adamsville

303 Old Stage Road, Adamsville, TN 38310

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Service

Sunday, February 26, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors of Adamsville

303 Old Stage Road, Adamsville, TN 38310

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Burial

Sunday, February 26, 2023

3:30 - 4:30 pm (Central time)

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