Allilee Trent, 81, of Iaeger, WV, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Thursday, January 2, 2020.
Allilee was born August 13, 1938, in Iaeger, WV a daughter of the late David and Virginia England Steele. Allilee worked for the McDowell County Board of Education as a cook at Iaeger High School where she made many good friends. Several children adopted her as their own MawMaw Trent. She always made sure no child went home with an empty stomach. She cheered the Iaeger Cubs on where several of her grandchildren played for the Blue and Gold. In 1998 she was the Parade Marshall for the Iaeger Homecoming parade. Allilee was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Iaeger and enjoyed singing in the choir and going to the Lady Circle Meetings with her dear wonderful friends. She also enjoyed working with the food pantry. She had so many special friends at church.
In addition to her parents Allilee was preceded in death by her husband Alvin Trent; sisters, Linda Lee and Nancy Gail Copley; a son-in-law, James (JR) Reynolds; and a nephew Gene Arden (Buddy Boy) Vance.
Survivors include three daughters, Angie Reynolds of Bluefield, VA, Sheila Trent, whom was also her caregiver, of Iaeger, WV, and Myra Lester and husband Russell also of Iaeger, W V; nine grandchildren, Craig and Jerria Reynolds of Lorton, VA, Jeremy Auville of Iaeger, Gregory Reynolds of Bluefield, VA, Laura Goodman and Justin of Iaeger, WV, Taylor Trent and Kris Abrams of Germantown, MD, James (JJ) Reynolds of Bluefield, VA, Kendra and Josh Cline of Isaban,, Aaron and Amanda Lester of Ikes Fork, and Ryan and Alpha Lester of Iaeger, WV and 12 great grandchildren, Ava Reynolds, Kaylee Auville, Mileigh Goodman, Alea Reynolds, Livi Reynolds, Kyrie Ragan Abrams, Kason Goodman, Hayden Goodman, Dillion Lester, Gabriel Lester Avery Lester and Layla Cline: a sister, June Carol Steele and brother-in-law John Copley; and many nieces and nephews; her very best friend, Bernice Phillips; extended family members, Betty Jo Auville, Betty Collins and Lynn and Pedro Haskins.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 12 o’clock with Reverend Randall Dority and Reverend Daniel Dean officiating at the Calvary Baptist Church in Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Trent Cemetery at Long Pole near Litwar, WV; she will be laid to rest beside her husband Alvin Trent. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons, Craig Reynolds, Jeremy Auville, Gregory Reynolds, Justin Goodman, Kris Abrams, J.J. Reynolds, Josh Cline, Aaron Lester and Ryan Lester.
Friends may visit with the family Monday evening, January 6, 2020 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church in Iaeger.
Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com