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Shirley Kent

June 12, 1941 ~ October 14, 2020 (age 79)


Mrs. Shirley Ann Kent, 79, entered into rest Wednesday morning, October 14, 2020 at the St. George Nursing Home.  She was the widow of the late John Kent.


Born June 12, 1941 in Colleton County, she was a daughter of the late Newton Bell and Margie Padgett Evans.  She worked and dedicated many years to public service at Berkeley County Public Works.  She loved working and spending time on her computer talking to friends.


Surviving are: her children, Steven Murdaugh and his wife Valerie, Scott Murdaugh and his wife Ann of Walterboro, Sandra Polk and her husband Jerry of Walterboro, and Sherri Wright and her husband Melvin of Delaware; 10 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a sister, Sandra Evans; and her step father, Opedalis “Candy” Evans.


The family has requested that memorials be made to: Rice Patch Christian Church; Lowcountry Council on Aging; or to the charity of one’s choice.


Arrangements by:   THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408.  Visit the registry online at:  

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