Gent Funeral Home

2409 State St
Alton, Illinois 62002
Madison County
(618) 466-5544

Check with Gent Funeral Home about which type of funeral services and products the funeral home, mortuary or memorial chapel provide at their Alton, Illinois location.

Contact the Gent Funeral Home Funeral Director to ensure the services they provide match your personal needs. Call the Funeral Director at (618) 466-5544.

If there is a religious preference, make sure that Gent Funeral Home can accommodate your religious practices before, during and after the funeral ceremony and at any graveside service.



The Gent Funeral Home is one of the funeral homes in Alton, Illinois. Listed below are other funeral homes, memorial chapels, mortuaries, and funeral service providers in Alton, Illinois and Madison County.

Alton, Illinois Obituaries and News
David Glenn Stuby May 17, 2015

Along with his mother surviving are two sons, Michael David Stuby and his fiancé Amber Follis of Jerseyville, and Bradley Scott Stuby (Emily) of Charleston, IL, six grandchildren ... held at a later date. Gent Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of ... (Alton Daily News)

Michael Benjamin “Ben” Sackman May 17, 2015

Ben earned a Bachelor of Science degree in communication from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville ... 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Reverend Andre’ Dobson will officiate. Memorials may be made to Ben’s parents ... (Alton Daily News)

Mrs. Carol Jean Zerow Reynolds May 14, 2015

She was born March 4, 1941, in Alton, IL, to parents James Zerow and Sarah Barnhouse Zerow ... May 14 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, GA. The funeral service is May 15 at 11 a.m. at Sharpsburg Baptist Church ... (Times-Herald)

William F. “Corky” Osterloh May 13, 2015

Corky moved from newspaper editor to a career in St. Louis, MO, in communications and public relations retiring in East Alton, IL after 25 years with Olin ... 1:00 p.m., at the Cater Funeral Home Chapel. Services honoring and celebrating Corky’s life ... (Moberly Monitor)

William R. Templeton May 11, 2015

When their mother died suddenly in Alton, when Bill and his sister Norma were 3 and ... He was very loved. Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit ... (Commercial News)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Harvey, Illinois
To Valencia and Terrance Moore and family, Our family extend our deepest condolences to you all. We know this is a difficult time for you, but have hope and faith in the beautiful promise OUR CREATOR has given to us. Revelations 21:3,4
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Homewood, Illinois
Please see 'Tews Funeral Home' review. These two funeral homes are owned & operated by the same person, Mike Ryan. ** please read my review **
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Wood River, Illinois
Marks needs an updated web site
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Chicago, Illinois
I am writing on behalf of the family of deceased, Larry S Edwards. I came to Chicago, from Ohio, to attend the funeral of Larry Edwards. I accompanied my family to your facility to help with the arrangements for Larry's funeral, on several occasions. I just wanted to tell you how impressed we were with the professionalism of your entire staff. With so much involved with the loss of a loved one and then having to plan a funeral, it was so comforting to walk into your offices and leave feeling as if the funeral was one less thing we had to stress about. We felt that Gatlings would take care of not only our loved one, but our family as well. The staff at Gatlings did exactly that. Your drivers were always on time and courteous. Your entire staff were extremely well dressed. Your facility was immaculate and all of your workers were very well organized. They were also very patient, especially at the end of the funeral when everyone was saying their goodbyes to loved ones, your driver said for us to take as long as we needed. Your drivers assisted everyone in and out of the cars, they drove as if they were carrying precious cargo. We never felt rushed or as though we were an inconvenience in any way. Your office staff were extremely patient with my family members. We made several changes to the obituary after the draft had been printed. Your staff continually told us, 'We are here to do whatever you need, we'll take care of you.' Our loved one, Larry Edwards, had been very sick for a very long time. When we viewed the body, everyone kept saying how peaceful he looked and what a wonderful job Gatlings had done. We cannot thank you enough for taking care of our loved one and our family. By the time our experience with Gatlings came to an end, we felt as though we had gained a new family. Please share this letter with your employees. I want them to know how very much they are appreciated. The family of Larry S. Edwards
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Homewood, Illinois
Tews Funeral Home & Ryans Funeral Home are owned & operated by the same person, Mike Ryan. Please beware! Tews Funeral Home gave some of our sons ashes, after cremation, to people who attended the service without asking permission. We did not find this out until months later. My husband was never asked. IT WOULD HAVE NEVER BEEN AUTHORIZED. One of the people who received the ashes was his x-girlfriend. We feel she is part of the reason he is not with us anymore. My husband feels so violated. After finally getting ahold of Mt. Ryan, he kept beating around the bush and would not answer. Please beware. We wouldn't want this to happen to anyone else.
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