Kent obit

Jimmey Roscoe Kent, 78 of Cottondale went home to be with the Lord November 19, 2016 with his loving family by his side singing I’ll Fly Away.

Roscoe was born October 24, 1938 in Washington County to Jim and Madie Corbin Kent. He was a farmer and attended Corbin Road Assembly of God Church. He loved his family and will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Elouise Kent of Cottondale; son, Donald Ray Kent of Cottondale; two daughters: Melissa Branch (Jessie) of Grand Ridge and Maria Branch (Jeff) of Marianna; brother, Sam Kent (Neva) of Cottondale; sister, Francis Shouppe (John) of Cottondale; five grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; uncle, Eugene Corbin (Adeline) of Cottondale; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 10AM Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Corbin Road Assembly of God with Revs. Alfred Long and Charlie Chavers  officiating. Burial will follow in Salem Freewill Baptist cemetery with Obert Funeral Home directing.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.