Karen Sue Trent, age 73, of Buckhannon, W. Va., died Sunday, February 20, 2022, in Wimauma, FL. She was born March 14, 1948, in Buckhannon, a daughter of the late Donald R. and Pauline Crumrine Alkire. On May 23, 1970, she married Richard Trent, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Scott Trent and wife Lynette, and Tim Trent and wife Amy, all of Buckhannon; three grandsons, Josh Trent, of Morgantown, and Evan Trent and Liam Trent, both of Buckhannon; one granddaughter, Ava Trent, of Buckhannon; one brother, David Alkire and wife Bonnie, of Buckhannon; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Mike Alkire, and one sister, Sharon Rogers.
Karen was active within numerous churches in Buckhannon. She will be remembered by those who were lucky enough to have known her as the sweetest, most loving, caring and faithful servant of God. She changed the world one person at a time. Her smile was as genuine and beautiful as anything, and she always had one to share with everyone she saw.
The light of God shone through her in all she did. Her faith was boundless and the joy in her heart spread to all those around her, and her legendary kindness will live on in all those whose hearts she touched.
Friends will be received Sunday, February 27, 2022, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Christian Fellowship Church. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. J. Edward McDaniels officiating. You may livestream the funeral service on the Christian Fellowship Church Facebook page. Burial will follow in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.