Mr. William Dale Kent

Mr. William Dale Kent, of Jonesboro, passed away June 16, 2012, at the age of 37.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 21, at 1p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Morrow with interment to follow at Camp Memorial Park.The Rev. Alan Folsom and the Rev. Doug McBee will officiate. The family will receive friends today from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

William was employed by Neighborhood Restaurant Partners as a Restaurant Manager for Applebee's Restaurants.

He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Margaret Inman Preuss; maternal grandparents, William Allen and Jean Greer; fraternal grandparents, Louis and Mildred Kent and is survived by his wife, Heather Kent; daughter, Margaret Ann Kent; son, William Alexander Kent; parents, Franklin Dale Kent and Brenda Greer Kent; father-in-law Ron Preuss; sister, Ryan Kent McCarthy (Bill); niece, Anni McCarthy; uncles, Danny Greer (Penny), Louis Greer (Muriel), Hardy Dean Kent (Joy); aunt, Rebecca Breckenridge (George).

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 2970 Peachtree Rd. NW, Suite 200, Atlanta, Ga. 30305.

Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow is in charge of arrangements. (770) 961-2828. www.thomassroggsfuneraldirectors.com.