Bette J. Kent 84, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri passed away April 2, 2013 at Excelsior Springs Medical Center.
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Bette was the wife of Gene Kent who passed away in July 2011. They had been married 62 wonderful years.
Bette is survived by daughter Marty Kent Dauer of St. Louis, Mo, granddaughter Jillian and husband Chris Hartman of Venice, CA, and grandson Gabriel Dauer of West Hollywood, CA., sister-in-law Dorothy and Lloyd Cook of Boonville, MO, and several nieces and nephews.
Bette was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister.
Bette was born January 20, 1929 the daughter of Birch and Kathryn (Weyland) Arnold in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Bette worked at Excelsior Springs Savings and Loan for 17 years and later retired from Missouri Power and Light where she was a billing clerk. Bette and Gene were proud members of the Excelsior Springs community for 59 years. Everyone knew and loved Bette. She was full of life and greeted everyone with a smile.
Bette was an active member of the Excelsior Springs United Methodist Church, Lions Club, Submarine Veteran Women's Club, and the Friday Night " Good Times Gang ".
Funeral services will be at 12:30 pm Saturday April 6, 2013 with visitation 11:00-12:30 prior to the service at Excelsior Springs United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery Excelsior Springs, MO.
The family suggests memorial contributions to be made to Excelsior Springs United Methodist Church or to the
Arrangements: Bross & Spidle Funeral Home 816- 630-3131.
Published in Boonville Daily News from Apr. 5 to Apr. 12, 2013