Betty Jean Kent(1933 - 2014)

Betty Jean Kent

Formerly of Guthrie Center

Betty Jean Kent, 80, of Palm Desert, Calif., passed away March 6, 2014 in Palm Desert. She was born December 6, 1933 in Guthrie Center, Iowa. Betty married John Kent on July 12, 1952 in Guthrie Center. She is survived by her daughter Deborah Kent of Palm Desert; sons, Doug Kent of Kansas City, Missouri, David and Dan Kent, both of Des Moines, Iowa. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and sisters; Maxine Wasson of Bedford, Iowa and Sally Lackey of Carthage, Missouri. She was a loving grandmother and was very proud and cherished her time with all 17 of them. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, John Kent, her daughter, Donna Miller and a grandson, Gary Sly Jr. A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. at Twigg Funeral Home in Guthrie Center. Inurnment will be at a later date at Union Cemetery in Guthrie Center. Online condolences may be left at


Funeral Home

Beidelman-Twigg Funeral Home
506 Prairie Street Guthrie Center, IA 50115

Published in Des Moines Register on Mar. 13, 2014