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Lettie Lucille Brent

Services for Lettie Lucille Brent of Ruth, formerly ofStronghope, were 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Stronghope BaptistChurch with burial in the church cemetery. Stringer Funeral Home inHazlehurst was in charge of arrangements. Services were conductedby the Revs. Bobby Smith, Lowell Ingram and Stephen Smith.

Mrs. Brent, 80, died Nov. 16, 2003, at her residence. She wasborn on July 7, 1923, to Rowan and Laura Patterson.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, WillisBrent; her sister; and four brothers.

Survivors are her children and their spouses, Smith and VivianRutland of Ruth, Jimmy and Betty Simmons of Vidalia, La., and Tedand Molly Brent of Laurel; seven grandchildren; and 12great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Terrell Rutland, Wayne Rutland, Jeff Rutland,Brent Rutland, Tommy Ferguson and Jimmy Simmons. Honorarypallbearers will be Jimmy Powell, Joney Britt, Mike Brent and TomConn.

Memorials may be sent to Providence Baptist Church Building Fundor Horizon Hospice.