Royce Shirley Brent

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Services for Royce Shirley Brent of Florence are 2 p.m. Thursdayat Riverwood Chapel with burial in Ruth Cemetery. Riverwood FamilyFuneral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. untilservice time at the funeral home.

Mr. Brent, 74, died Oct. 4, 2005, at his residence. He was bornon Nov. 17, 1930, to the late Walter Versie Brent and Mary LouJolly Brent.

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He was retired after 42 years as a machinist for InternationalPaper in Natchez. He was a member of Morgantown Baptist Church. Hewas also the caretaker of his aunt, Marphry Jolly.

Preceding him in death were his parents and a daughter, LindaSue Brent Clark.

Survivors are his wife of 55 years, Sue Maxwell Brent ofFlorence; his sons and daughter-in-laws, Ronald Wayne and EyvetteBrent of Pearl and Donald Layne and Linda Brent of Florence; andfour grandchildren.