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
James O. Grant October 30, 2014

IL. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Larry and Robert Grant. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton with full military honors by the ... (Alton Daily News)

Joanne Miller Russell October 23, 2014

Joanne Miller Russell of Alton passed away Tuesday ... The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home Friday evening from 6 until 7:30 p.m. and other times at her home. Those wishing to give memorials should consider the Turbeville Volunteer ... (The Gazette-Virginian)

Autumn events lined up around the Alton area October 09, 2014

Alton, IL 62002 Our lives are full of beginnings and endings ... Songs include: John Tavener's, "Song for Athena" sung at the funeral of Princess Diana; "A Farewell" by Molly Ijames; "Good Night, Dear Heart" by Dan Forrest; "Grace Before Sleep" by Susan ... (The Edwardsville Intelligencer)

OBITUARY: Ella Carmack October 09, 2014

She was born Dec. 12, 1918, in Alton, Ill., the daughter of Frank ... Vallie Ritchey. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi with the Rev. Lowes Browning officiating. Burial will be in White County ... (Carmi Times)

Edna Alton October 07, 2014

Alton, 89, of Rice Lake ... WI, followed by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Funeral arrangements will be provided by the Raush-Lundeen Funeral Home in Cameron. Interment will be at the Pioneer Rest Cemetery. (ricelakeonline.com)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Pleasant Hill, Illinois
Our family has been taken care of by this funeral home for 40 years or more and we've never had a complaint. Mr. Lummis makes the entire ordeal easier and helps with so many of the minute details.
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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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Melrose Park, Illinois
Terrible service, untrustworthy, state closed him down for nonpayment
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Savoy, Illinois
Most obit's have an area where condolences may be sent, however this one is only possible to send flowers. Crass commercialization at the begining and the end I see.
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Geneva, Illinois
May 13, 2013 was my Dads wake, let me tell ya Dennis could not have made us more comfortable then what he did. He paid attention to all the details, large and small; under the circumstances it is a comfort to have someone looking over these things. We had 90+ attend the wake and many people asked me if we personally knew Dennis and those who worked for him, I said no but that's how they treated all of us.
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