Nita Johnson

Return to Class of 1935

Nita Johnson10/05/1976
Name: Nita Maxine (Johnson) Brent

Birth: 3 Jan 1919

Death: 5 Oct 1976- Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa

Cemetery: Graceland Cemetery

Burial Place: Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa,

Spouse: Fred Edmund Brent

Married: March 27, 1938

Children Preceded in Death: Marjo Ann Brent – Died at age of 2 yrs.

Surviving Children: David Brent and Lew Brent

Funeral services for Nita Brent, who died October 5 at Collins Memorial Hospital, were held October 7 from the First Christian Church with Rev. William Travis officiating. Burial was in Graceland Cemetery under the direction of Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Dennis Williams, Greg Johnson. David Thomas, C.J. Chamberlain. John Brent and Jim Stittsworth. Mrs. Lois Anderson, organist, accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hunt, vocalists. Cleo Thedens and Bonnie Heaberlin had charge of flowers.

Nita Maxine was born January 3, 1919 in Marion County. the daughter of Seth Arlo and Hattie (Phifer) Johnson.

She was united in marriage March 27, 1938 to Fred Brent at Knoxville. They made their home the past 35 years in Marion County. She worked for the last ten years in the dietetic department at the VA Hospital. She was a longtime member of the First Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter and one sister, Madge Efnor.

Her survivors include her husband, two sons, David of Pleasantville and Lew of Knoxville; three grandchildren: and one brother. Rollie Johnson of Knoxville.