Carlton Eugene "Buddy" Kent

Tuesday, April 29, 2003

Carlton Eugene "Buddy" Kent, 66, died Sunday, April 20, 2003, at his home in Payneway.

Born on May 15, 1936 in Mississippi County, Ark., Kent was a farmer, and an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a board member of Marked Tree Co-Op and Payneway Water Association, a member of Stumpy Point Hunting Club and of the Baptist faith

Survivors include his wife, Flora Mae Kent of Payneway; two daughters, Diane Leach of Marked Tree and Loretta Walker of Judd Hill; eight sisters, Betty Jo Allen of Forrest City, Penny Uptmor of Texas City, Texas, Wanda Prater of West Memphis, Barbara Harris of Payneway, Pat Harris of Marked Tree, Erma Creekmore of Marked Tree, Martha Howard of Marked Tree, and Mary Morrisett of Marked Tree; one brother, Curtis Kent of Marked Tree; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 22 at 2 p.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home Chapel with Ed Fiszer officiating. Burial followed at the Marked Tree Cemetery. Pallbearers were Aubrey Bratton, Tommy Brashears, Tommy Gerald Thompson, Bobby Harris, W.C. Mills, Darrell Harden, Bob Bolton and honorary pallbearers included Donald Blagg, Michael Blagg, David Spitler, Gene McKinney.

Murphy Funeral Home Marked Tree had charge of the arrangements.