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Mrs. Julia Joanna Clarke Brent

Psalms 121: 1-2
I will lift mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.

My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.

The Brent, Clarke, and Birch families announce with a heavy yet a thankful heart the home going for our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, Aunty, cousin, Mrs. Julia Joanna Clarke Brent of Lynn, Massachusetts, also Bentol, Montserrado County, Liberia. Our mother transitioned from this world to her heavenly home on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in Lynn, Massachusetts.

Julia Joanna Clarke Brent was born on September 30, 1933, to Joseph Clarke and Martha Birch Clarke in Lexington Sinoe County, Liberia. As we called her, Mom met and married James A Brent (Deceased) and moved to Bensonville, now Bentol City, Montserrado County, Liberia.
Julia C. Brent devoted her life to serving the Lord and taking care of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and family.

She leaves to cherish her memories her children, Lewellyn Brent (Pearl), Genevieve Brent, J. Julius Brent (Kula), Nehemiah E Brent Sr. (Maluwoi), Nutu Brent, Massa Brent Gbellee, Theodosia Brent Scott (John), Francis Brent (Rebecca), Ada Mai Baysah, Adolphus Mollie (Choco), Lady Mccauley, Viola Mitchell, Charles Brent, Amelia Brent, Nicholas Dennis, and Daniel Klee, her sister and best friend, Thelma Garnett.

Grandchildren, Johnetta Jackson, Dalasue Brumskine (Nat), Julia Brent Agbonavbare (Edwin), Bendu Glasgow, Errol Brent, Ihioma Breneus(Eric), Ife Adighibe, Alexander Brent (Ellen), Alexis Paymah, Josephine Brent, Relda Scott, Burges Brent, Lewellyn Brent Jr., Alex Kenneth, Michael Brent, Gencea Williams, Nehemiah Brent Jr., Natasha Whern, Jennifer Scott, James Brent, Nutu E. Brent, Tyler Brent, Naomi Brent, and Samuel Brent, Niece Elitha Nyken and many more grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents: Joseph and Martha Clarke, James Alexander Brent (Husband), Walter Adighibe (son), Maggie Brent Jackson (daughter), George Brent (son), Harry Brent (son), Mary Ware Sandi (sister), Cecelia Clarke (sister), and Willett Broh (niece).

The wearing of masks is required at the funeral.
The Celebration of life service will be live on Zion Baptist Church’s Facebook Account.

Celebration of Life:

Wake Keeping:
Friday, April 29, 2022, 4-8 pm
426 Broadway (Rt. 129)
Lynn, MA 01904

Celebration of Life Service:
Saturday April 30, 2022, 9:00AM
Zion Baptist Church
Lynn, MA 01902
Interment: Pine Grove Cemetery 145 Boston Street, Lynn, MA 01904

Nehemiah Brent Sr. (781) 244-2497
Genevieve Brent (781) 913-7573
Rev. J. Julius Brent (608) 729-0138
Nutu Brent 571-458-8510
Julia Brent Agbonavbare (617) 515-4402
Lewellyn Brent +231-886511929/+231-770511929
Theodosia Scott Brent +231-886511882/+231-777129034
Rev. Francis Brent +231-776432485

Hotels: Group name (Julia Brent)
Springhill Suites by Marriott $159.00
43 Newbury St., Peabody, MA
Last Day to book April 24, 2022

Holiday Inn Saugus $129.00
999 Broadway Saugus, MA
Last Day to book April 29, 2022

Holiday Inn Peabody $159.00
1 Newbury St., Peabody, MA
Last day to book April 22, 2022