Jerry Franklin Brents I

Jerry Franklin Brents I, 59, of Hardin, passed away August 19, 2019, at Memorial Hermann Medical Center in Houston. He was born March 20, 1960, in Liberty, TX to the late Thomas Boyd Brents and Jewel Marie Perkins. Jerry recently retired from driving big rig trucks for many years. It was his passion ever since he laid eyes on an 18 wheeler when he was a young boy. He enjoyed fishing and online games with his good friend, Rip. Family meant the world to Jerry, and he loved spending time with them, especially his grandchildren, as he was affectionately known as Pawpaw.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Colleen

Those left to cherish Jerry’s memory are his loving wife, Joyce Brents of Hardin; sons, Jerry Franklin Brents II, and Joseph Allen Alex and fiance’ Jade Britt; daughter, Heather Denise Alex and fiance’ Heath Dodson; brothers, Jeff Brents and wife Lee Ann of Liberty, Steve Brents and wife Margaret of Liberty, Rockey Brents of Liberty, and Rodney Brents of Liberty; sister, Yvonne Brents of Baytown; grandchildren, Ely Daylen Brents, Cayden Austin Smith, Bryson Cassidy, Kadieleigh Cassidy, Timothy Taylor Jr, Joseph Allen Alex Jr, and Bladen Rayne Alex; best friend, Robert Isaac “Rip” Pesnell; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

A service of remembrance will be Saturday, August 24, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at Faith & Family Funeral Services, Inc. with Rev. Woody Sonnier officiating, interment will follow at Sam’s Memorial Cemetery in Liberty. A gathering of Jerry’s family and friends will be Friday, August 23, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. also at Faith & Family Funeral Services, Inc.

Honoring Jerry as pallbearers are Jerry F. Brents II, Joseph A. Alex, and Heath M. Dodson. To send flowers to the family of Jerry Franklin Brents, please visit Tribute Store.

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