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In Memory Of Our Poets

Hilda Howard Dent (1966 -1967)

Hilda Howard Dent (Mrs. George M. Dent, Jr.), 86, born in Alexander City, AL and a resident of Daphne, died Sunday, November 1, 2015, with her family by her side. She was a long-time resident of Montgomery, AL. She graduated from Huntingdon College and later earned a Master of Library Science degree from Emory University. She worked in the Alabama Legislative Reference Service, taught at Sidney Lanier High School, and, after receiving her MLS, worked as a librarian at Jefferson Davis High School, Huntingdon College, and the Alabama Public Library Service.

She was predeceased by her husband and is survived by their three children, Hilda Howard Dent II of Montgomery, AL; George McCormick Dent, III (wife: Nancy) of Daphne, AL; and Laura Anna Dent (husband: Noel Levan) of Harrisonburg, VA. Also surviving are her two grandchildren, Horace Dent Williams and George McCormick Dent Williams, sons of Hilda H. Dent II.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., November 14, 2015, at St. James Episcopal Church in Eufaula, AL. Inurnment will be in Fairview Cemetery, also in Eufaula. Rev. Drake Whitelaw will conduct the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Hospice Foundation of America (www.hospicefoundation.org).

Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.