Lyle D. Lent

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Lyle D. Lent, 78, of Nevada, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016, in Nevada. Lyle was born Sept. 28, 1937, in Lindsay, Calif., to Lyle L. and Myrtle L. (Thompson) Lent. On Oct. 12, 1958, he was married in Nevada to Karlene Zener and she survives of the home.

Lyle came to Moundville from California at a young age and graduated from Bronaugh High School in 1955. He worked in retail for several years, for Farm and Home Savings and Loan, in Nevada, for nearly 30 years, and retired from 3M Nevada after several years there. Lyle enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, and fast pitch softball in his younger years.

In addition to his wife, Karlene, he is survived by one son, Scott Lent of Texarkana, Texas; one daughter, Julie VanDerSchaaf and her husband, Mike, of Milo; two granddaughters, Coral Cox and her husband, Lewis, and Kirsten Botha and her husband, Carel, all of Nevada; eight great-grandchildren, McKenzie Cox, Madison Cox, Kayden Cox, Blake Cox, Tanner Cox, Kyler Cox, Aiden Botha and Averie Botha; two sisters, Mary Carter, Clinton, Mo., and Myrna Jacobsen, Pleasanton, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Coral Anne Lent.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada, with the Rev. Terry Mosher officiating. A private burial will follow in Newton Burial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service.