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Frances Kay “Kacie” Cantrell, 77
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Mrs. Frances Kay “Kacie” Cantrell, 77, of McMinnville died Tuesday, July 5, at Ascension St. Thomas River Park Hospital in McMinnville. 

She was born Jan. 27, 1945, in Greenville, AL, was a homemaker, member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and was preceded in death by her daughter Tara Kay Cantrell, father Lon G. Thomas, and mother Frances Willow Jordan Thomas Hertwig.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years James H. Cantrell, daughters and sons-in-law Rennie (Joey) Topper and Dana Cantrell (Anton) Varshavchik, grandchildren Taylor Topper and Landon Cantrell Martin, sister Yvonne Johnson, and brother Greg Thomas. Other family members, friends, and church family also survive.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 8 at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Tim Hitchcock will officiate. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. The Cantrell family received friends Thursday evening, and again Friday from 12 to 2 p.m. in the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 8, 2022