Ruth Evelyn Laurent, 92, of Silsbee, passed away Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Silsbee Oaks Health Care in Silsbee. Funeral service was Sunday, November 20 at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee with burial following in Cunningham Cemetery, also in Silsbee. Born in Village Mills, she was a longtime resident of Silsbee. Survivors include sons, Richard Elmer Laurent Sr. and wife Kim, Herman Jackson Laurent Sr., and Chester Curtis Laurent and wife Bobbie, all of Spurger and Tommy Lynn Laurent and wife Kathy of Silsbee; daughters, Sarah Richardson and husband William Lee of Mauriceville, Rose Lee York and husband Eddie of Silsbee, Shirley Darlene Laurent of Silsbee, Mary Dryden and husband L.C. of Kountze, Mae Page of Granite Shoals and Shirley Foster of Silsbee; brother, William “Budro” Crain of Dam B; 36 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.