Gloria Ann Trent, 1940-2021

Gloria Ann Trent, daughter of the late Lewis and Pearl Christina Nelson, was born on February 6, 1940.  She transitioned this life to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, VA.  

Gloria leaves to cherish her memory, her son, Michael L. Nelson (Kimberly), her daughter, Jana L. Trent, a sister, Sarah Thomas, a nephew whom she raised as a son,  Derek Summers, a grandson, Danniel M. Nelson, her close cousin, Audrey Corbin, two step grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Gloria was a loving mother, sister, aunt, mother-in-law, and friend, whom will always be deeply missed by all who loved and knew her.   

The memorial service will be held at Gloria’s beloved First Mount Zion Baptist Church, 16620 Dumfries Road, Dumfries, VA, on Friday, June 11th. Visitation to meet with family and friends will start at 10:00 am, followed by the service at 11:00 am. Email: to send letters of condolences. Telephone: (703) 670-0184.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made In Memory of Ms. Gloria Trent to First Mount Zion Baptist Church in support of the Benevolence Ministry.  Checks may be written to and mailed to FMZ.  Please note on the memo line, Benevolence-In-Memory of Ms. Gloria Trent.  If you have an online giving account (or signup) with VANCO, the Church’s online giving platform, you may give online by selecting the Benevolence option and typing in Ms. Gloria Trent in the text box. 

The Home-going service will be following CDC guidelines.  It will be held in-doors —all attendees temperatures will be checked, masks will be required, and social distancing will also be essential, or view the service via FMZ – YouTube, FMZ Facebook Live or FMZ’s website.  

[Lyles Funeral Service]

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