George Trent

George Trent


George-Trent-7-30-16George W. Trent, Jr.

July 28, 2016

Date of Service: July 30, 2016

Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane


George W. Trent, Jr., age 76, of Elizabethton went home to be with his Savior on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 from the Johnson City Medical Center. George was born in Benham, Kentucky to the late George W. Trent, Sr. and Gladys Fritz Trent. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Glenda Faye Trent on November 26, 1983; a brother, Curtis Trent on December 30, 2003; and three sisters, Shirley Powers, Beulah Holcombe and Gladys Holcombe.

George was a graduate of Benham High School, Class of 1958, where he played high school football. He served as Senior Vice President of Carter County Bank for over 40 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Elizabethton, where he was a past treasurer and was a former choir member. George was a former board member of the Elizabethton Housing Authority and a former member of the Elizabethton Civitan Club. He loved to fish, watch NasCar and old westerns; and he especially loved his Tennessee Vols.

Those left to cherish his memory include two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Ray Dwyer, of Simpsonville, SC and Kimberly and Dwayne Fair, of Cookeville, TN; one son and daughter-in-law, Curtis and Rosemary Trent, of Maryville, TN; five grandchildren, Trent Dwyer, of Simpsonville, Cayden Fair and Drew Fair, both of Cookeville, TN, Michael Trent and wife Ashley, of Maryville, TN, and Bethany Spelce and husband Alex, of Knoxville, TN; two great grandchildren, Audrey Trent and Emily Trent, both of Maryville, TN; a sister-in-law, Barbara Trent, of Elizabethton; and a brother-in-law, Jack Powers, of Irmo, SC. Several nieces and nephews also survive, as well as his former wife, Ramona Trent, of Elizabethton.

A service to honor the life of Mr. George W. Trent, Jr., will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Saturday, July 30, 2016 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Raymond Amos, Sr., officiating. Music will be provided by David Arney. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Saturday.

The graveside service will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Tester, Stanley Bailey, Chris Guy and his fellow co-workers at Carter County Bank.

Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to First United Methodist Church, 325 East E. Street, Elizabethton, Tennessee, in memory of George.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting and signing the guest book. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the Trent family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 543-4917.

Happy Valley Memorial Park