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1963 James 2023

James "Chris" Christopher Kent

December 26, 1963 — January 20, 2023

James Christopher Kent of Alabaster, AL passed away Friday, January 20, 2023, at the age of 59.  Chris is preceded in death by his father, James “Jim” Kent, his mother, Camellia “MeeMee” Swindle, his step-mother Anne “Nana” Kent, and his father-in-law, William “Billy” Kelly.

His beloved family including his wife of 30 years, Cheryl Kelly Kent, his sons, Tyler Kent and Trevor Kent, his daughter-in-law he called his daughter, Christian Kent, his sisters, Jerri Kent Smith (Robert), Stacey Kent Bonds (Mark), Kim Swindle Glover (Xan) and Deanna Swindle Wilson (Kevin), his mother-in-law, Sharon Kelly, his brothers-in-law, Johnny Kelly (Julie) and Darryl Kelly (Cherry) and many cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews he adored will continue to cherish him with all his many lifelong friends and extended families. 

Chris was an avid Alabama Football fan and loved Nascar, motorcycles and restoring cars but most importantly loved his family.

A celebration of life will be held at Currie-Jefferson Chapel Sunday, January 29th from 2 to 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, we ask donations be made to to help ease the pain of medical bills for the family.




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