February 15, 1934 - January 31, 2021
Patricia “Pat” Brent passed away at age 86 on January 31, 2021 after falling ill with Pneumonia. Born February 15th, 1934 in Weybridge, Surrey, a suburb of London, England to Walter John and Fontaine Willson Bayley. Her family survived the bombings of London during World War II and then immigrated to the United States in 1947, settling in Waynesboro, Virginia. Pat finished High School and attended Business College while working. Pat was strong and independent. After her parents divorced, her mother wanted to move to New York for an employment opportunity. Pat wanted to continue her life in the Waynesboro and Roanoke, Virginia area and at 18 years old chose to not join her mother. Pat met her future husband, Frank Brent, through mutual friends and soon their relationship developed. Pat and Frank married in July 6th, 1957 in Roanoke, VA, shortly after Frank had finished Air Force Cadet training. Pat was a supportive and strong Air Force wife during Frank’s 20 plus year military career. Pat and Frank raised two sons, Mike and Andy. In 1969, Pat was left with alone with Mike and Andy for one year while Frank was deployed to South East Asia during the Viet Nam War. Pat was a loving, devoted wife and mother. A faithful friend to many people who loved and cherished her. Thoughtful and generous to everyone. A loving grandmother to 4 Grandchildren - Kristen, Hannah, Phillip, and Timothy and one Great-Grandchild Kinsley Grace. The foundation of Pat’s character was her faith in God. It is everything that sustained her through life’s challenges. Despite her recent frailties, she was always an encourager, providing prayers and scripture to uplift others. She survived the Covid Pandemic while living in her own apartment at Canterfield of Kennesaw. Despite the isolation and physical challenges she faced, she maintained a positive attitude and encouraged others with her loving spirit and servants heart. Pat is survived by her husband Frank, 2 sons Mike and Andy, 4 Grandchildren – Kristen, Phillip, Hannah and Timothy, and 1 Great Granddaughter Kinsley Grace. A memorial service will be at 11 am Friday February 5th, 2021 at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home. Live stream of the service will be available and online condolences may be left at https://www.mayeswarddobbins.com/obituaries/Patricia-Brent-2/#!/Obituary Contributions in Pat’s honor can be made in loving memory to Wounded Warrior Project.
Patricia “Pat” Brent passed away at age 86 on January 31, 2021 after falling ill with Pneumonia. Born February 15th, 1934 in Weybridge, Surrey, a suburb of London, England to Walter John and Fontaine Willson Bayley. Her family... View Obituary & Service Information
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