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March 05, 2024

Donna Kay Kent

Donna Kay Kent

Donna Kay Kent, 70, passed away on September 10, 2019 at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.

She was born on December 29, 1948, in Beckley, West Virginia, to Ruth Geneva Carpenter. Donna was a hard worker all her life, but especially enjoyed accounting and work in the medical field. She had moved from Michigan to North Carolina in 2017 to enjoy retirement.

In her spare time, Donna was considered a very good cook, enjoyed watching cooking shows, crocheting, and completing puzzles. She had an unconditional love for her grandchildren.

In addition to her mother, Donna was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Gregory Kent; brother-in-law, David “Cookie” Shiflett; and a nephew, Travis Harold.

Those left to cherish the memory of Donna include her daughter, Kristin Stellema of Wyoming, Michigan; two grandchildren, Tyler and Michael, both of Wyoming, Michigan; two sisters, Norma Harold of Hiddenite, and Kathleen “Kitty” Shiflett of Ronceverte, West Virginia; and a number of loving nieces and nephews.

She is loved and will be missed.

Funeral service for Ms. Kent will be October 19, 2019 at Alexander Funeral Service, starting at 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

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