Pearlie Amison Kent age 76 of Elba, AL died Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Elba Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held from Westside Baptist Church on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 10:00 AM with Rev. Ken Wilson and Mr. Brian McNaughton officiating. Mrs. Kent will lie in state one hour prior to services at the church. Burial services will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be at Hayes Funeral Home on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Mrs. Kent was an educator; inside the classrooms of Elba City Schools for 32 years.
Survivors include: daughter - Shellye (Brian) McNaughton, San Antonio, TX; son - Michael (Starla) Amison, Elba; grandsons - Jesse (Katilin) McNaughton, Samuel McNaughton, and John McNaughton, all of San Antonio, JonAshley Amison, Montgomery, AL and Kenneth Neil Amison, Elba; granddaughters - Rachel McNaughton, Hannah McNaughton, Patricia McNaughton, Sarah McNaughton, and Hailey McNaughton, all of San Antonio, TX; sister - Dorothy Raye Kelley, Elba, and Mary Lou Davis, Greenville, AL; brother - Robert Heartsill, Fort Deposit, AL.
Ms. Pearlie was preceded in death by her father - Clyde Henry Heartsill, Sr., mother - Dorothy Heartsill, husband - Kenneth Amison and husband - Wayne Kent, brothers - Clyde Heartsill Jr., and William Heartsill.