Lorine Brant

Obituary of Lorine Brant

Lorine S. Brant, 83, of Jacksonville, passed away Friday morning, April 20, 2018 at Heritage Health in Mt. Sterling. She was born May 28, 1934 in Morgan County the daughter of Hubert and Linnie Reynolds Stephenson. She married Lewis Joseph Brant, Jr. on August 1, 1962 in Springfield and he preceded her in death on July 19, 1997.

            She is survived by one son, Sherwood (Christine) Brant of Versailles; one daughter, Nedra Brant of Danville; one step-son Joe (Mary) Brant of Jacksonville, five grandchildren, Taylor, Matthew and Alexa Brant, Dustin Kluge, and Kelsey Chambers, one step-grandson, Michael (Ashley) Brant of Jacksonville, three brothers, Frank Stephenson and Kenneth Stephenson, both of Jacksonville and Bud (Faye) Stephenson of Sevierville, TN and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Wendell, Lloyd and Hubert “Bill” Stephenson, and seven sisters, Audrey Buchanan, Bessie Walker, Anna Lee Maki, Gladys Ruble, Pauline Leteff, Flossie Stephenson and Velma Stephenson.

            Mrs. Brant was a nurse’s aide at Barton W. Stone in Jacksonville for many years.  She was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church and possessed a strong faith.  Mrs. Brant loved the outdoors, yard work, and most of all, her grandchildren. 

            A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at East Cemetery in Jacksonville.  There will be no visitation.  Memorials are suggested to Calvary Baptist Church.  The Williamson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.