Jackie Sue Trent

February 16, 1951 ~ September 18, 2021 (age 70)


Jackie Sue Trent, age 70 of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away in her home on Saturday, September 18, 2021. She was born in 1951 in Hoopeston, Illinois and attended Danville High School in Danville, Illinois.

Jackie was retired after working in customer service for many years. She was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church.

She enjoyed reading crime novels, biographies about her favorite celebrities, watching Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Criminal Minds, Forensic Files, listening to her Elvis Presley, and other country artists. Jackie liked purses, shoes, fancy cups, and purple flowers of any kind. She loved spending time with her family and making new friends at her church as well as her local senior center.

Jackie follows her late husband, Jim Trent into heaven. 

She is survived by son, Daniel D Howie; daughters, Vanessa Lou Howie & Deborah L. Vowell; grandkids Aidan Thornton, Zachery Vowell, Ricky Jr and Lexi Trent; brother, Eric Sapp and sisters, Kay Howie & Dolly Gnaden.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to New Star Baptist Church for the amazing grace picture and to Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel for their care.

In lieu of flowers and or donations, Jackie wanted those who wished to give something to either donate to her church in her name or to the breast cancer center in her name.

Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Trent family and invites you to view and sign the online registry.  

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