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Curtis Cantrell

Tuesday, April 9, 2002

Curtis C. Cantrell, the son of the late Robert and Lettie Malone Cantrell, was born in Leora on Sept. 14, 1919 and died at the Puxico Nursing Center in Puxico on April 6, 2002, at the age of 82. Mr. Cantrell lived in California for 19 years before returning to Puxico in 1964. He was a retired carpenter and was a member of the Puxico General Baptist Church in Puxico. On April 28, 1946, he was united in marriage to Reva Wilfong in Piggott, Ark. and she survives. Besides his wife, he is survived by one grandson; by one granddaughter; four great-grandchildren; by two great-great-grandchildren; by two brothers, Fred Cantrell of Kinder and J.D. Cantrell of Jackson; and by three sisters, Daisy Lynch of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Kathryn Earls of Mich. and Patsy Lynch of Kinder. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Curtis Ray Cantrell. Visitation was held Monday, April 8 after 6 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico. Funeral services were held, today, Tuesday, April 9 at 10 a.m. in the Watkins & Sons Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Lambert of Bloomfield officiating. Interment followed in the Brown Cemetery near Puxico with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico in charge of arrangements.