Alton Morgan Cantrell

84 year old Alton Morgan Cantrell of McMinnville died Sunday at his residence. He was a nurseryman and a farmer. Cantrell was also a Primitive Baptist. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Elder Ricky Arnold will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.; Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.; and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Bell Redmon Cantrell; parents, John and Oma Young Cantrell; grandson, Donald Alton Baily; four brothers, Jay, Joe, Jewell, and Prentice Cantrell; and two sisters, Nancy Humphrey and Carmine Poss. Cantrell is survived by three daughters, Brenda Johnson and Jean Ann and husband Alan Paris all of McMinnville, and Rita and husband Patrick Ray of Morrison. Two sons, James and wife Carolyn Judkins and Ricky Judkins all of McMinnville. Ten grandchildren, Christy and Joseph Arnold of Smithville, Amy Ferrell, Jennifer Johnson, Billy Johnson, Ashley Baily, Nicole Judkins, Kendra Bailey, Nathan, Anna and Haley Judkins all of McMinnville. Eleven great grandchildren. Six brothers, Thaniel Cantrell of Smithville, Doyce Cantrell of Smithville, Elmus “Tot” and his wife Gladys Cantrell of Smithville, John and wife Nell Cantrell of McMinnville, Lewis and wife Wanda Cantrell of Smithville, and McClure and wife Pamela Cantrell of Smithville. Four sisters, Nell and husband Joe Fly of Nashville, Joan Haralson of Lebanon, Hilda and husband Floyd Corley of Tullahoma, and Janice and husband Johnny Martin of Smithville. Two sisters-in-law, Wilma Cantrell of Smithville and Frances Cantrell of Nashville. Special friend, Doug Davenport of McMinnville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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