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Carolyn Joan Cantrell, 75
OBIT - Carolyn Cantrell

Mrs. Carolyn Joan Cantrell, 75, of McMinnville died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 at Saint Thomas River Park Hospital.

She was born July 20, 1943, in Humphrey, Ark., was a seamstress and the owner and operator Carolyn’s Alterations, and was a member of Bybee Branch Church of Christ. Mrs. Cantrell was preceded in death by parents Jessie and Lillmon Bryant Nobles, husband of 58 years Bobby Gene Cantrell, and sisters Joyce Marshall, Vivian Kidd, Wilma Draper, Audrey Matlock, and Mary Pickens.

Survivors include her son Bobby G. Cantrell Jr. of McMinnville, daughter Charlotte Cantrell (Gene) Heffington of Dowagiac, Mich., grandchildren Julie Plott, Kayte Wruble, and Jesse Cantrell, and four great-grandsons. Many nieces, nephews, and friends also survive.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Tony Lawrence and Bro. Bob Bonner will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. The Cantrell family will receive friends from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, and again from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, 473-6606.

Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Aug. 12, 2018