Kent Alan Alsobrooks — Cumberland City, TN (formerly of Benton, IL)

Kent Alan Alsobrooks 59 of Cumberland City, TN, formerly of Benton, IL, died July 4,2020 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

He was born to George and Loretta (Summers) Alsobrooks on October 11, 1960. He lived a very colorful and interesting life.

Kent attended elementary and high schools in Benton, IL. He was valedictorian of the Class of 1978. That same year he and his best friend accepted a personal invitation to visit former President Richard Nixon at his home in San Clemente, CA.

During his younger life, Kent achieved many accomplishments. He became a member of the RLDS Church in 1968. He was a grade-school spelling bee champ, won numerous essay contests, and had the privilege of traveling to Honduras in the Open Door Exchange Program.

Kent had many interests and hobbies. He was a life-long St. Louis Cardinals fan. In recent years he became an avid country music fan. He belonged to several fan clubs and established personal acquaintances with a few of his favorite singers. He has a collection of photos with these country music stars. Kent also collected personally autographed photos of several movie and television personalities.
He was an entrepreneur. Over the years he was employed in sales, owned a lawn business, and worked in the family sign business.

Kent was preceded in death by his grandparents Humbert and Lilly Summers, Marshal and Irene Alsobrooks, his aunts Wanda Summers, Lola Kearney, and Sue Kupiec, and uncles Harold Summers, Glenn Summers and Lloyd Alsobrooks. He is survived by his parents, sister Gayla (Dana) Hill of Christopher, an aunt and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be at Morton and Johnston Funeral Home in Benton from 5:00 – 8:00 pm on Tuesday, July 7. Funeral service will be at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, July 8. Burial will be at Jackson Grove Cemetery. As per the current guidelines in place a maximum amount of 50 people will be permitted in the funeral home at a time. If you are planning on attending the services it is recommended that you wear a mask and practice social distancing.

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