Nov. 6, 1929 – April 16, 2021

Graveside funeral services for Ida Louise King Kent, 91, of Brookhaven, were held at 3 p.m., Monday, April 19, 2021, at Riverwood Memorial Park in Lincoln County.

Visitation was held from 2 p.m., until the time of service.

She was born to Laurence Galloway King and Linnie Belle Ziegler King on Nov. 6, 1929, and passed away from this life on Friday, April 16, 2021.

Mrs. Kent, a 1948 graduate of Benton High School, and who later earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, served as a home economist in Franklin County, where she met the love of her life, Wesley Kent, on a blind date.

A complete obituary can be viewed and online condolences can be shared at

Riverwood Family Funeral Services of Brookhaven was in charge of arrangements.

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