Robin Paulette Kent, 54 / Nov. 15, 1955 – Jan. 26, 2010

Published 11:12am Friday, January 29, 2010

Robin Paulette, Kent, 54, passed away Jan. 26, 2010 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.

Robin’s life began on Nov. 15, 1955 in Maysville, Ky. She was given the gift of life by her biological mother Garnet Berniece Sexton. She was adopted at birth by her loving parents, Mildred and Ross Anders.

Robin was united in marriage to Ronald J. Kent on June 26,1990 in Cassopolis. She retired from the United States Postal Service.

Robin became an advocate for the needy and she fought for medical benefits, Social Security disability and veterans benefits for anyone in need. Robin always opened her heart and her home to anyone in need. Her greatest wish was that if one person helped just one person, the world would be a perfect place.

Her loving family include her husband Ronald J. Kent; daughte,r Andrea Boyce (Daniel) Kingman II.; her father, Ross (Katherine) Anders; stepdaughter, Holly Kent; her brothers, Darrell (Trudy) Mackey,  Bill Roberts; sisters, Doris Holton and Jerrie Kay West.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Mildred Hibbard; her stepfather Edward “Bill” Hibbard; and her brother, Clinton Sexton.

In keeping with Robin’s wishes her family will gather with friends on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Dowagiac Lions Club House, 28606 Blue Bird Lane.

Yazel & Clark Chapel is serving her family. Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to Disabled American Veterans Fund, 806 North Orchard, Dowagiac, MI 49047 Please sign her guestbook and leave a memory of Robin at

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