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Melba Lois Kent, 78 of Dumas, passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Funeral Services were scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Bible Baptist Church with Pastor Johnny Widener, officiating. Interment followed at Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors.

Melba was born on February 14, 1943, in Pampa to Arvil and Jefffie (Sietz) Johnson. She married LeeRoy Kent on September 3, 1961 in Wheeler; he preceded her in death on 1995.

In addition to her husband, LeeRoy, she was preceded in death by her parents; sons: Gary Kent and Darrell Kent; sister: Ferrell Miller; and brother: Johnny Johnson.

Melba is survived by her son: Terry Kent and wife Elizabeth of Dumas; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother: Lewis Johnson; sister: Sharon Truitt; and daughter-in-law: Twila Brown.

The family requests, with gratitude, memorials be made to Memorial Hospice, 224 E 2nd, Dumas, TX 79029.