Verrunia Lashae Brent

Published 2:18 pm Friday, April 9, 2021

Memorial services were held Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel for Miss Verrunia LaShae Brent, 41, who died Wednesday, March 17, 2021, in Dallas, Texas.

Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Miss Verrunia Brent was born to the late Cassie Brent Jr. and Mrs. Geneva Brent in Jefferson Davis County.

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She joined New Zion Baptist Church and received her education from the Lawrence County School system. She worked with neighboring church to engage the community’s youth with positive alternatives.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, LaShanda Brent and Wanda May and brother, Rickey Brent.

She is survived by her mother, Geneva Brent of Oakvale; two sisters, Sarah Gray of Mt. Olive, and Diane Ross of Oakvale; two brothers, Matthew Brent of Scranton, Pennsylvania, and LaTerrell (Alecia) Brent of Valparaiso, Indiana, and many other relatives and friends.

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