Brent Robert Jones

April 24, 1983 ‒ February 01, 2005

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Brent Robert Jones, age 21, of Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon, passed away on Tuesday February 1, 2005 at the Metro Health Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. He is now in the loving arms of our Lord, Jesus. Brent was born on April 24, 1983 in Mount Vernon to his loving parents Phillip and Janet (Wagner) Jones.

Brent graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 2001 where he served on Student Council, was a member of the National Honor Society and was a Hugh O’Brien Youth Conference representative. Brent was due to graduate in May of 2005 from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. He was an honor student majoring in biology pre-med and had hoped to attend the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in the fall. Brent was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and the Mount Vernon First Church of Nazarene.

Brent will always be remembered for his gentle, sweet, spirit. He loved his family, his fiancé and all of God’s creatures. He also loved working for Dr. Susan Peters and Dr. Richard Ramseyer.

Besides his loving parents he is survived by his brother, Brian (Cortney) Jones of San Diego, California, grandparents, Robert and Barbara Wagner of Zanesville, Clement and Esther Jones of Zanesville, his beloved fiancé, Heidi Elizabeth Schermer and the Schermer family, aunts and uncles, Pam (Tom) Agin of Reynoldsburg, Carolyn (Rick) Searls of Newark, David (Linda) Jones of Pickerington, Kathy (Bill) Godwin of Zanesville, Jeff (Robin) Jones of Maryland, cousins, John, Annie, Scott, Brad, Angie, Amy, Matt, Aaron, Sarah, Anna, Ben, Clarke and Kallie and his “beloved furry babies”, Indy, Abby, Cindy, Anakin, Manny, Ginger and Buddy.

He was preceded in death by his beloved cousin Cpl. Todd Godwin who died serving his country in Iraq in July of 2004.

Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the First Church of the Nazarene, 807 Coshocton Ave., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral will be held Saturday at 11AM. Rev. Mikel Norris will be officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Gambier. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Humane Society, 400 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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