Violet Iris Coward, 94, passed away on May 11, 2019, in a local health care facility.
She was born in Pressman’s Home, Tennessee, to the late Will and bobby Trent. She was the oldest of six children.
Violet was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Glenn S. Coward, her daughter, Janet Lynn Coward, one brother, William Guy Trent of Rogersville Tn., and her sister, Pat Russell of Charlotte NC.
She lived a long and full life and will be missed by her family and all who knew her.
She is survived by her son, Russell Coward and his wife Golda, grandson, David Russell Coward, her great-grandsons, Ethan and Carter Coward, her brother, Doyle Trent and his wife Cora of Kingsport Tn., her youngest brother, Larry J. Trent and his wife Carol of Rogersville Tn., her sister, Mary Ruth Ferrell and her husband Waymon of Kingsport, along with several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life Service will be held graveside with a small private family ceremony at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Dr. Jay McCluskey officiating.
The family requests that donations be made in lieu of flowers to North Cleveland Baptist Church in Violet's honor.
Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Street Chapel.