June "Arlene" Zent, age 82, of Anderson, passed away at her residence following extended health issues on Thursday, November 11, 2021. Arlene was born in Frankton on July 14, 1939, to the late Ray and Margie (Samuels) Hays. On May 17, 1958 she married her high school sweetheart, Max S. Zent and they shared more than 52 years of a "story-book" life together.
For most of her life, Arlene took great pride being a homemaker and caring for her loving family. Earlier, she worked part-time at Rydman and Fox in Frankton. Arlene was a loyal member of Grace Baptist Church in Anderson. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, crocheting, solving word search puzzles, and was an avid reader. She will be remembered as a wonderful, giving person who cared for others before thinking of herself. Arlene will be deeply missed by all who knew her. The family would especially like to thank Lisa LaPointe for her excellent care giving.
Arlene is survived by her son, Dan (wife Lisa) Zent of Anderson; grandson, Michael Songer of Anderson; granddaughter, Annie McCord of Anderson; and several nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents, Arlene was preceded in death by her husband, Max S. Zent; sisters, Ruth Stewart and Jeanie Stewart; and brothers, Robert Hays, Bill Hays, and Jack Hays.
Visitation will be from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home, 305 E. Sigler St. Frankton. Funeral service celebrating Arlene's life will immediately follow the visitation at 2:00 pm at Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home with Pastor Doug Stein officiating. Burial will follow in the K. of P. - I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Frankton.
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