Kent C. Zimmerman

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Kent Zimmerman, 77, entered through the gates of Heaven on August 2, 2012. He was born on December 6, 1934 to Elmer Daniel and Ella Cantwell Zimmerman in San Benito, Texas. Kent served with the U.S. Army as a SP4 and was stationed in Korea following the Korean conflict. He was a State Trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety for 28 years, serving the Liberty County area for ten years. Kent was a commissioned Texas Ranger following his retirement from DPS. He was a licensed private pilot and loved flying. Kent became a Mason in 1965 and earned his Master's Degree from the lodge in 1966 in McAllen, TX. He is a lifetime member of Tarkington Prairie Lodge 498 in Cleveland, TX. Kent was awarded the coveted Golden Trowel award in 2010. Kent was an artist and many of his murals at the Masonic lodge and First Baptist Church in Cleveland are still being enjoyed. He also designed and painstakingly made beautiful stained glass art. Kent and his family were members at First Baptist Church, Cleveland, TX, for 26 years and have been members at West Conroe Baptist, Conroe,TX since 2000. Kent is preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Ella Zimmerman, brother, Craig Zimmerman, and nephew, Jim Zimmerman. Kent is survived by his wife of 53 years, Margaret Clifton Zimmerman, daughter, Cynthia Dillon and her husband, Matt Dillon, daughter Victoria Zimmerman, granddaughter, Brooke Clark and her husband Brandon Clark, grandsons, Jeffrey Malnar, Jacob Kent Malnar and Christopher Dillon. Great-grandsons, Zachary, Dillon, and Grady. Numerous relatives and many friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 2:00 at the Chapel at West Conroe Baptist Church in Conroe, TX. Kent's nephew, Dr. Michael Zimmerman, will officiate the memorial. Kent was an animal lover so in lieu of flowers, please donate to the Montgomery County Animal Shelter at

Published on from Aug. 6 to Aug. 19, 2012
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