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Kent Dale Joy

December 1, 1965 ~ September 30, 2020 (age 54)


Minister Kent Dale Joy, Sr.

December 1, 1965 ~ September 30, 2020 (age 54)

Minister Kent Dale Joy, Sr. passed away Wednesday September 30, 2020.

He was born on December 1, 1965 to Minnie Joy and the late Frank Beard. 

His funeral service was held on Thursday October 8, 2020 at 12:00 noon at the Union Springs MB Church cemetery with Pastor Robert D. Poplar in charge. Dixie Funeral Home was in charge of the professional service.  

He was educated in the Hardeman County public school system.  

Early in life he gave his life to Jesus Christ  and joined Antioch MB Church.  He later joined Jones Grove MB church where he was a deacon and later accepted a call into the ministry.  

On August 7, 1992 he married Lesa Herron and to this union three sons were born, Kendrick, Kedrian and Kent, Jr. Joy.  He was a family man and was employed with Core Civic.

He was preceded in death by his father and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, children and mother; siblings, Lashon Joy-Conner, Jackie Miller, Phyllis (Terry) Giles, Lisa (Cedric) Crisp, Patrena Minter, Deshawn Cross and Carlton Beard; eight grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends that will truly miss him.




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October 7, 2020

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jerome Boyd Chapel at Dixie Funeral Home
750 Bills Street
Bolivar, Tennessee 38008

Graveside Service
October 8, 2020

12:00 PM
Union Springs MB Church Cemetery
3995 Union Springs Rd
Whiteville, TN 38075

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