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Joan Brents

August 13, 1937 — May 24, 2021

Joan Brents, 83, passed away on May 24, 2021 at Pikes Peak Hospice Care in Colorado Springs, CO. She was born on August 13, 1937 in Asher, OK to Dee Barney and Verda (Everett) Hargis. Joan was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed reading, studying the Bible, and hosting tea parties for her grandchildren and friends. She was a Sunday school teacher for many years, taught Bible study in her home, and later became a member of Sunnylane Baptist Church in Del City, OK. She volunteered teaching English as a second language and was a member of the Sebastian County Republican Women of Fort Smith, AR.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Charles Brents, two brothers, Donnie and Kenneth Hargis, and grandson, Byron Poindexter.

Surviving are three children, son, David Smith and wife, Linda, of Alexander, AR; daughter, Susan Christiansen and husband, Ed, of Colorado Springs, CO; daughter Cynthia Bunch and husband, Mike, of Del City, OK; four grandchildren, Stephen Smith, Jason Smith, Lauren Kucera, and Gary Poindexter; sister, Bobbie Vick, of Ada, OK, brother, Orville Hargis, of Altus, OK; twelve great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at Kincannon Memorial Chapel in Altus, OK at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Interment will follow at Altus City Cemetery, Altus, OK.

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