OBITUARY: Kent Allen Ayres


Kent Allen Ayres, age 80, of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 19, 2023.

Kent was born in Peru, IN and was the son of the late, Hoyt Ayres and Vera Spranger Ayres.

He was a veteran and First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and a member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet. Kent enjoyed golfing, fishing, bowling and cooking.

He was also preceded in death by his sister, Nyla Lebsack.

He is survived by:
Wife – Deanna “Dee” Ayres
Children – Laura (Ralph) Gutman, Andrea (Rob) DeCook, Chris Oxford and Kari Oxford
Grandchildren – Jennifer Gutman, Rachel Gutman, Dylan Drzal, Brady Drzal, Karli Oxford-Jordan and Kalei Oxford

No funeral services are planned at this time

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Second Harvest Food Bank of Mt. Juliet.

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663.


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