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Barbara Lois Gay, 81
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Barbara Lois (Cantrell) Gay, 81, of McMinnville passed away Tuesday morning, June 11, at The Webb House in McMinnville.  

She was born April 18, 1938 to her parents, the late Zollie and Viola Adcock Cantrell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John “J.E.” Gay, five brothers, Seborn, Tom, Glenn, Cliff and Ed Cantrell and one sister, Jackie Gay. Lois was a Primitive Baptist and she and her late husband built houses for many years and were also nursery owners.

She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Kathy (Danny) Cantrell of Spencer and Tressa (J.B.) Moore of McMinnville, four grandchildren, Travis (Tara) Rigsby of McMinnville, Jason (Kris) Moore of Paris, TN, Michael (Allison) Moore of McMinnville, and Joshua (Samantha) Moore of McMinnville, four great-grandchildren, Carter and Lauren Rigsby, John Sawyer Moore and James Luke Moore; two sisters Judy Cantrell of McMinnville and Lillian (Brownie) Tittsworth of Smithville; one brother, Zollie Dale Cantrell of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews.  

Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, June 14, at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating. Burial will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation is Thursday 12 p.m. noon to 8 p.m., and Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m.  

DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. 

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 12, 2019