Kent Allerton Shaver

Mr. Kent Allerton Shaver, age 76, of Carnesville, passed away Monday evening November 2, 2015 at his home. Born October 13, 1939 in Rochester, NY, he was a son of the late Seth and Alpha Johnson Shaver. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church and was retired as an Enforcement Officer with the Georgia Department of Transportation. Kent was a Volunteer Fireman for the Double Churches Volunteer Fire Department and he enjoyed hunting. His grandchildren and family were the light of his life.Family members include his wife of 55 years, Ann Vaughan Shaver of the home; son, Al Shaver of Greenville, SC; daughter and son-in-law, Andrea and David Walters of Toccoa; grandchildren, Adam Shaver, Marlee Shaver, Caleb Walters, and Andrew Walters; and a niece, Jeanna Batten of Roanoke, VA. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Matthew David Walters; and a sister, Martha Spicer. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, November 5, 2015 from the Chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Jerrell Beatty and the Rev. Joey Stewart officiating. Burial will follow at New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers; Caleb Walters, Andrew Walters, David Walters, Dykes Dalrymple, Darrin Dalrymple and Jerrell Beatty. Honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren, Adam Shaver and Marlee Shaver and the Law Enforcement Officers of the Georgia DOT. The family received friends at the mortuary from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Flowers are optional. Those desiring may make memorial donations to the American Cancer Society. Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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