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 granddaughters, Tara Kay and husband Jordan Fewkes and Tori Sue Nale. Both are event coordinators. Tara with the Bauerhaus in Evansville, Indiana and Tori with the The Frazier History Museum in Louisville, Kentucky. Three great granddaughters also add much love and enjoyment to the family, Kami Kay, Blair Bradley, and Rhyan Ruth Fewkes.
Kent is a member of the First United Methodist Church of Albion, and the Fairfield Elks Lodge. Kent was honored for 40 years of Funeral Service by the Illinois Funeral Directors Association in June 2006.