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Verrunia LaShae Brent

Memorial services were held Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel for Verrunia LaShae Brent, 41, who died March 17 in Dallas, Texas. Johnson Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Miss Brent was born to Cassie Brent Jr. and Geneva Brent in Jefferson Davis County. She joined New Zion Baptist Church and received her education from the Lawrence County school system. She worked with neighboring churches to engage the community’s youth with positive alternatives.
She was preceded in death by her father; 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, Penn.; and LaTerrell (Alecia) Brent, of Valparaiso, Ind.; and many other relatives and friends.