Betty Joyce Kent, 80, of Kaufman, TX passed away on November 3, 2021 in Dallas, TX. Betty was born on May 5, 1941 to William and Vlasta Veselka in Waco, TX. She went to school at Bruceville Edde and she moved to Kaufman about 25 years ago. Betty married Richard Kent on January 23, 1960 in Waco and they were together 59 years before Richard passed away. She worked at Sun Flower Park Nursing Home for 15 years before retiring from nursing. Betty enjoyed spending time with the family participating in the family's love for racing cars. She also would read books and sit on her swing in the backyard and take in the scenery. Betty was a beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Sister. her parents William and Vlasta, son Charles Kent, grandson Christopher Kent and brother Donnie Veleska preceded her in death. Those left to cherish her memory include sons: Michael Kent, Dennis Kent and wife Bobbie and Richard Lee Kent III; grandchildren: Steven Kent and wife Hayley, Justin Kent and wife Savannah, Kyle Kent and wife Kaylee and Dawson Kent; great grandchildren: Karson Kent, Finlee Kent, Laeklyn Kent, Meilah Kent Karlee Kent and Kase Kent; siblings: Billy Veselka and wife Libby, Eileen Thomas, Dorothy Ann Veselka Bailey and husband Delbert and Barbara Jean Luther; numerous extended family and friends who will miss her dearly.
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