Doris Kent, 79 of Beloit passed away on August 28, 2019 at Beloit Memorial Hospital. Doris was born to the late Minnie J. Montgomery, Cullins, Hatchett and the late Edward O'Neil Cullins, in Houston, Mississippi on September 18, 1939. Doris Jean Cullins married the late Edward Gene Smith on August 22, 1953 at the age of 14. To this union 7 children were born.
Doris Jean is survived by seven biological children but the mother of many. Sons; Edward (Holly) Smith Madison, WI, Stanley (Philliss) Smith Rockford, IL, John (Sharon) Smith, Billy Smith, Harry (Angelika Laun) all of Beloit, WI. Daughters; Mary (Terry) Spence Rockford, IL, Martha (Michael) Henning Beloit, WI. Grand Children; Teasha Lapp, Theresa Green, Ashley Butler, JR Henning, Stephan (Abby) Henning, Darcel Smith, Maggie Smith, Emily Smith, Eva Laun-Smith, Lukas Laun-Smith, Loretta Spence, Seth Smith, Gabriel Smith, many great and great great grand children. Like daughters; Staci Fleming, Stephanie Grundy, God-daughter; Tara (Dante) Evans, God-sons; Stanley Clifton and Craig Clifton. Special friends; Gwen (George) Watkins, Joan Burnette and Barb Hyler. Special cousin; Maxine Ricardson and Wilma Hamilton.
Doris Jean is predeceased by her parents, husband and grandson; Anthony Wilson.
A Visitation will be held on September 14, 2019 at New Zion Baptist Church, 1905 Mound Ave, Beloit, WI 53511 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm with the Funeral Service at 12:00 pm.
Professional Services entrusted to Foster Funeral & Cremation Service, Beloit, WI.