Ella E (Elder) Trent

Died: Mon., Sep. 25, 2017

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Ella E. Trent went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 25, 2017 with her family by her side after a long battle with cancer.

She was preceded in death by her parents; John T and Helen Elder and her brother William T. Elder of Pamplin, VA.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years Latane “Bo” Trent, her children; a son Bernard Trent, a daughter Melissa Trent her friend Paul, all of Farmville, VA, also a sister Elizabeth Baldwin, a brother Dalton Elder (Clara) both of Pamplin, VA. She had many loving nieces and nephews and cousins.

She had a love of working with flowers, doing garden work and spending time with her family. While raising her children she babysat many children in the area, raising them like they were her own children, too many to list, the last two, Nichole and Raven were the love of her life. She had a big heart and always wanted to help others.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 1:00PM at Trinity Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to service starting at noon at graveside.

Memorial contributions may be made to any Cancer fund, Fire Department or Rescue Squad in her memory.

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Tony Williams
   Posted Wed September 27, 2017
Bo, I'm sorry to hear of the passing of your helpmeet in life. My prayers are for you, your family, and to the Elder family for the loss so young in life. May you each find comfort with God's presence in your time of need.

delores eagle flood
   Posted Thu September 28, 2017
I was so sorry to hear of Ella's
passing I have many great memory's of her. Many nights and weekends together at her home in Pamplin . Double dating. etc. I pray that the family fine comfort at this time knowing that the Lord will be with you all and you may fine God 's comfort, strength and peace during this time. John and I will keep you and the family in our prayers at this time.


Michael and Sarah Schember
   Posted Fri September 29, 2017
So sorry to hear of your loss. We will also miss her and her friendly greetings. We have known you and your family a long time and will be here to comfort you in your time of grief. May God hold you hand at this time. Love, Michael and Sarah

Melissa (Huddleston) Bailey
   Posted Sun October 01, 2017
So sorry for your loss, prayers for you and your family.

Debbie Huddleston Guthrie
   Posted Sun October 01, 2017
Thoughts and Prayers for the family. So sorry to hear about of your loss!

Diana Dowdy Allen
   Posted Wed October 04, 2017
So sorry to hear about Ella. I have so many fond memories of us growing up in Pamplin.


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