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
Lyle E. Anderson February 06, 2017

Graveside services will be held at a later date at the Atlantic Cemetery in Atlantic Iowa. Gent Funeral Home in Alton, IL is in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook and information may be found at www.gentfuneralhome.com (Alton Daily News)

Robert L Rintoul January 30, 2017

He grew up in Wood River, Illinois and moved his family to Alton over 40 years ago ... Robert’s family will be honoring his memory at Gent Funeral Home for a memorial service on Saturday, February 4, 2017. Visitation will start at 1:00 pm and service ... (riverbender.com)

First Female Coroner In Illinois Dies At Age 90 January 28, 2017

As the first woman to hold the office of county coroner in Illinois, Burke served as Madison County ... Burke will be Monday, January 30 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Funeral services are planned for 10 am on Tuesday, January 31 at St. Mary’s Catholic ... (CBS St. Louis)

Dallas Burke, first female county coroner in Illinois, dies at 90 January 28, 2017

Additionally, she trained through the Illinois Coroner and Medical Examiners Association ... Burke is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 30 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Funeral services are planned for Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic ... (The Telegraph)

Former Madison County coroner – the first female coroner in Illinois – dies at 90 January 26, 2017

Burke, the first female coroner elected in Illinois, died Friday (Jan. 27 ... Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)


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Funeral Home Reviews
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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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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Chicago, Illinois
This place sucks they will cheat you SHEILA REID IS A DISGRACE TO MR. BRANCH
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Wood River, Illinois
Marks needs an updated web site
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Melrose Park, Illinois
Terrible service, untrustworthy, state closed him down for nonpayment
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