She was born June 14, 1928, in Harlan, Ky., to William and Maggie Hightower. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Bill and her husband Clyde W Trent to whom she was married for 26 years, but in her heart for 64 years.
She was the assistant postmaster at Verner, W.Va., for 44 years.
Those left behind are her sister, Sue Nell Holt; her daughter, Donna (Tom) Lester, children Tommy and Melissa, daughter Karla Walls, children Jerry, Brian, and Donna Gill; daughter Sandra Canterbury, children Teresa Walls, Greg, and Shane; daughter Mary Ann Trent, children Adam, Timothy, and Misti Reiz; sons Clyde Jr. (Karen) Trent, children CJ., Brandon, Heather, Joey, and Josh; son Cecil Glenn (Melissa) Trent; son Jeremy, and Duane Scott (Cindy) Trent, children Adam and Katie; sixteen great-grandchildren; a host of family and friends, and two special friends, Segal Browning and Randy Dye.
Pallbearers are Randy Dye, Turl Browning, Eli Thomas, Wade Thomas, Bob Griffith, and Russell Tiller. Honorary Pallbearers are her grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Verner Community Church. Eulogy will be provided by Thomas R. Lester, followed by services ministered by Rev. Rodney Robinette Sunday May 16 at 2 p.m. at the Verner Community Church; burial to follow at the Browning Cemetery in Verner.
Mounts Funeral Home of Gilbert is in charge of the arrangements.