SOUTH PEKIN ~ Jamie Lynn Brent, 50, of South Pekin, passed away at 11:46 a.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at her home.
She was born September 23, 1961 in California to James and Barbara (Watts) Sawney.
Surviving are her parents, James and Barbara Sawney of South Pekin; two daughters, Monica (Scott Lockhart) Brent of Pekin and Maria Brent of Joplin, Missouri; six grandchildren, Kaiden Nash, Kylie Lockhart, Kaitlynn Skinner, Abigail Skinner, Ashton Brent, and Kevin Sutton, Jr.; and one brother, John (Sandy) Sawney of South Pekin. She also leaves behind her companion, Mike Mueller of Pekin; his two children, April (Adam) Rathbun and Michael (Victoria) Mueller, Jr., both of Pekin; and his four grandchildren, Karson Rathbun, Kayla Rathbun, Karly Rathbun, and Michael Mueller, III.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Jean Sawney, and her grandparents.
Jamie had worked at several area nursing homes and flower shops over the past years.
She cherished the time that she spent with her grandchildren.
Her funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, February 6, 2012 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin, where visitation will be one hour before the funeral.
Private burial will be at Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin.
Memorial contributions may be made to her family to help with funeral expenses.
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