Bessie L. Bent, 87, Osage City: July 13, 1932 – Dec. 28, 2019

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – Bessie L. Bent, 87, Osage City, Kan., died Dec. 28, 2019, at Peterson Assisted Living. She was born July 13, 1932, in Atlanta, Neb., to Walter John and Gracie Ann Borden Lanning.

On Aug. 4, 1951, she married Curtis J. Bent, in Minden, Neb. They were the parents of a son and daughter. Curtis died in 1987.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Harold Iliff and his wife, Bea; and a sister, Leona Mae Peek.

Bessie is survived by her son, Dennis Bent, Osage City; her daughter, Cindy Craft and her husband, Chris, Sapphire, N.C.; a sister, Elsie Marie Skaggs, of Illinois; five grandchildren, Chasity Warren, Sherry Bent, Candace Hodges, Victoria Sepulveda, and Nick Jones; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the Strawn Cemetery at Jacobs Creek, 498 16th Lane, Hartford, Kan. Contributions can be made for the memorial garden at St. Andrews Chapel, PO Box 62, Lake Tox, NC 28747.

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