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Cynthia Lynn Kent

January 28, 2018
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Cynthia L. Kent, age 61, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at her home surrounded by family.

She was born on Oct. 31, 1956 in Mount Vernon.

Cindy was a member of the Newark Road Church of Christ.

She is survived by her mother, Bonnie Mechling; her two daughters, Cassandra (Nick) Byers of Fredericktown, Angela (Robert) Watkins of Newark; brother, Mark (Sherry) Mechling; sister, Bonita Schwenke; sister-in-law, Tammy (Kerry) Freed; grandchildren, Nicholas Petersen, Autumn and Toby Wolfe, Alexis, Christian and Kenzie Byers, Savannah, Kaylee and Nyah Watkins; and her ex-husband, Troy Kent.

Cindy was preceded in death by her father, Walter (Pete) Mechling.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at Lasater Funeral Home, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Rd. in Mount Vernon.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday – 11:00 AM at Newark Road Church of Christ with Ministers Ben Driver and Roger Tickle officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses.

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