Donald & Mary Ann Trent

Obituary
4 entries
  • "Our condolences to the family. May God fulfill his promise..."
  • - J. H.
  • "May God give you peace himself constantly in every way and..."
  • "Although we can't be with you while you remember your loved..."
    - Gary/ I spoken at Candys Gochenour his vw mechanic
The Guest Book is expired.

Donald G. Trent Sr., 86, of Strasburg, died Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Consulate Health Care of Woodstock six days after his beloved wife, Mary Ann Cooke Trent, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2017 also at Consulate Health Care of Woodstock.

They were married August 31, 1951 in Clintwood, VA and would have celebrated their 67 anniversary this year.

I could see you growing tired. I knew it was time for me to leave, so we could walk down the path together. We'll stay together always, our story will be forever more.

A private graveside service for Mr. and Mrs. Trent will be held in Fishers Hill Cemetery with the Rev. David Howard officiating. Military honors for Mr. Trent will be conducted by Shenandoah American Legion Post No. 77, Strasburg.

Mr. Trent was born November 6, 1931 in Lex, WV, a son of the late Thomas L. Trent Sr. and Rosa E. Stanley Trent.

He owned and operated Trent Trucking, Strasburg for 22 years and retired in February from the Shenandoah County Waste Management as a compactor superintendent.

He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Army, a member of Shenandoah American Legion Post No. 77 and former member of the Strasburg Moose Lodge, No. 403.

Surviving are his son, Donald G. Trent Jr. and wife Janey of Strasburg; his grandson, Jesse Trent of Strasburg; his sister, Jackie Stallard of Richlands, VA; his son-in-law, Daniel Buchanan of Warner Robins, GA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Buchanan; two brothers, Thomas L. Trent Jr. and Dick Trent; and six sisters, Pat Simon, Clea Forbes, Ruby Trent, Vergie Trent, Ethel Echols and Geneva Mayott.

Mary Ann Cooke Trent, 83, was born August 19, 1934 in Berwin, WV, a daughter of the late Benjamin Estel and Ila Warf Cooke.

Surviving are her son, Donald G. Trent Jr. and wife Janey of Strasburg; her grandson, Jesse Trent of Strasburg; son-in-law, Daniel Buchanan of Warner Robins, GA; her sister, Helen Hagy of North Carolina; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Buchanan; two sisters, Betty Sue Cooke and Peggy Weller; and a brother William Cooke.

The family will receive friends at Stover Funeral Home, 177 N. Holliday St., Strasburg Friday, May 25, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Strasburg Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 347, Strasburg, VA 22657 or Strasburg Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 620, Strasburg, VA 22657.

You may sign the guest book and send condolences to www.stoverfuneral home.com

Stover Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., Strasburg, VA is serving the family of Mr. and Mrs. Trent.

Sign the Guest Book at www.nvdaily.com/obituaries
Funeral Home
Stover Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
177 N. Holliday Street
Strasburg, VA 22657
540-465-5101
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in Northern Virginia Daily on May 15, 2018
bullet Korean War bullet U.S. Army