Edwards County native, Kent Nale, became the third generation Funeral Director and Embalmer after his graduation from Gupton-Jones School of Mortuary Science in Dallas, Texas in 1964.
Kent is married to Marilyn Sue Abby Nale. They have one son, Bradley Kent Nale, whose wife is Tami Medler Nale. Kent has two graddaughters, Tara Kay and Tori Sue Nale. Both are students at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.
Kent is a member of the First United Methodist Church of Albion, Fairfield Elks Lodge, and the Albion Volunteer Fire Department. Kent was honored for 40 years of Funeral Service by the Illinois Funeral Directors Association in June 2006.