Mrs. Debra Susan (Svien) Brentnell (1957 - 2019)

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Service Information
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home
502 Miller Street Ext.
Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Debra Susan Svien Brentnell, age 62, died on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019, at Ogeechee Area Hospice inpatient facility following a battle with cancer.
Mrs. Brentnell was born in Seattle, Wash., on February 17th, 1957, to Mr. Donald Lawrence Svien and Mrs. Carol Smith Svien.
She worked as a school teacher for over 40 years, 15 years in Screven County and 25 years in Bulloch County.
Aside from her passion for teaching, she was a loving mother and grandmother, and a member at Connection Church in Statesboro.
She is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Kristy and Kyle Simonelli and Megan and Christopher Wrye; her three grandchildren, Addie Grace, Brooklyn and Charliegh Simonelli, all of Statesboro; her brother, Don Svien of Florida; and her sister, DeLinda Roberts of Arizona.
The service will be private.
The family requests that any memorial contributions be made to the , P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123; or to the Bulloch County Foundation for Public School Education, 150 Williams Road, Statesboro, GA 30458.
Friends may sign the online register book at
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, April 26, 2019
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