Kent, Alice Margaret King
Posted by Okey L. King <email@example.com>
Sat, 31 Mar 2001
Alice Margaret King Stover Kent, daughter of Ephraim and Susan Hughes King, was born May 26, 1874, departed this life December 7, 1956, aged 82 years, 6 months, 12 days. She was united in marriage to Henry Harrison Stover March 10, 1895. To this union were born 4 daughters. Her husband and one daughter proceeded her in death..
She was united in marriage with Oliver D. Kent November 21, 1932.
She leaves to mourn her death her husband, O. D. Kent; 3 daughters, Mrs. Lula Edna Beattie of Charleston, Mrs. Susan Jane Hazelett of Charleston, Mrs. Laura May Shinn of Freeport, Ohio; two sisters. Mrs. Lila Belle Cossin, Mrs. Orilla May "Bert" Stover. One Brother. Jasper King of Saint Albans; 16 grandchildren; 50 great grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.
She was proceeded in death by brothers and sisters: Mrs. Ella Florence King, Matilda King, Mrs. Mary E. Rowan, Mrs. Bertha Kapp, Mrs. Flora Jane Donohue, John T. King, George King.
She was converted and baptized at an early age. She lived a devoted and faithful life. She was always thinking of others, as long as her health permitted, she would go and help others. Many times she would cook meals and carry to the sick.
She suffered a stroke nine weeks ago, and bore her sickness as only a kind loving and considerate mother could.
Funeral services were conducted at the Creston E. U. B. Church, with the rev. Dallas Buck officiating, assisted by Rev. Donald Pringle and the Rev. Thomas Farren. Burial was in the Ephraim King Cemetery near the Jackson County Line. The Casto Funeral Home was in charge.
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