Our Lord took Rubel Hamilton Kent from this earthly home to her Heavenly Home on June 14, 2012, at 5:15 p.m. at Holzer Medical Center following an extended illness.
Rubel Kent was born July 12, 1925, in Pike County, Ky., the eldest daughter of the late Anthony and Lovel Hamilton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Okie Kent; a son, Robert; a daughter, Gloria; and a granddaughter, Anna Jewell Fortner. Also preceding her was a brother, Russell Lee Hamilton.
She leaves behind four daughters: Shirley (David) Stiffler of Thurman, Ohio, Myra (Johnny) Shepherd of Thurman, Lovel (Ben) Clay of Thurman, Ohio, and Brenda (Mike) Fortner of Oak Hill, Ohio; fifteen grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; thirty two great-grandchildren; and ten great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are three brothers, Roy (Louise) Hamilton of Lancaster, Ohio, Robert (Bonnia) Hamilton of Vinton, Ohio, and Ray (Beatrice) Hamilton of South Rockwood, Mich.; two sisters, Jewel Franks (Sam, deceased) of Grove City, Ohio, and Dallie (Hank) Forgey of Thurman, Ohio.
She was a faithful member of the Little Flock Church of Old Regular Baptist in Ray, Ohio.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, June 18, 2012, in the Little Flock Church of Old Regular Baptist near Jackson with Elders, Hank Forgey and Mike Fortner officiating. Friends may call on Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton, Ohio, and Sunday, at the Little Flock Church from 5-6 p.m., where church services will begin at 6 p.m.