Celebration of Life Visitation: Thursday, June 9, 2022, 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., Peterson Mortuary, 212 S. Locust Street, Glenwood, Iowa.
Ernestlee Brent, 93 of Glenwood, Iowa passed away June 5, 2022 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She was born May 28, 1929 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Elce and Virgie (Watkins) Parsons. Following high school Ernestlee went on to earn her teaching degree. She was united in marriage to Nathaniel Brent on June 18, 1957in El Paso, Texas. To this union eight children were born. She was a wonderful mother and truly loved her family. Her inspiration was to help others in every way she could and never gave up even when she was having health concerns. She was the ambassador twice for Relay for Life.
In earlier years, Ernestlee worked for Nishna Productions. She then taught school for the Glenwood Community Schools until her retirement. Following that she drove the SWITA bus. Her family shared that God knew what he was doing when He created her beautiful soul. Rest in peace until we meet again.
Preceding Ernestlee in passing were her parents and son Kenneth Brent. Survivors include her husband of 65 years Nathaniel Brent of Glenwood, Iowa; children Walter (Alice) Brent of Belen, New Mexico; Bruce (Retha) Brent of Clovis New Mexico; Lynetta Bailey of Casselberry, Florida; Victor (Darlene) Brent of Peoria, Illinois; Vernon Brent of Corning, Iowa; Jovette Graham of San Antonio, Texas; Jonathan (Tammy) Brent of Glenwood, Iowa; 17 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and friends.
Interment; Monday, June 13, 2022, 10:00 a.m., Omaha National Cemetery, Omaha, Nebraska.
Memorial donations may be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.