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Jerri Ann Cantrell Adams, 74
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Jerri Ann Cantrell Adams, 74, a McMinnville resident and Warren County native, was born May 16, 1946 and died May 5 at Willow Branch Healthcare and Rehab in McMinnville following an extended illness.

She was retired from Southern Traditions as an interior designer, a member of Corinth Church of Christ, and the daughter of the late Newman Houston and Dorothy Lillian Pepper Cantrell, Sr. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Bryson Lee Adams, Sr. and sister, Teresa Johnson.

Mrs. Adams is survived by grandsons, Chandler (Lindsey) Adams and Hunter Adams (Sydney Staggs) both of McMinnville, granddaughter, Haile West Adams (Wilson Love) of McMinnville, three great-granddaughters, Eleanor Adams, Lily Grace Adams, and Haddie West Adams, brother, Newman Houston “Chuck” (Kari) Cantrell Jr. of McMinnville, brother-in-law Henry Johnson of McMinnville, nieces, Courtney Johnson, Karlee Cantrell, and Baylee Fults (Marty Coffman), nephew Blake Cantrell, great-nephews Kyler Cantrell and Lane Cantrell, great-niece, Norah Coffman, and aunt Sarah Baker.

Funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at High’s Chapel with Drew Milligan officiating. Burial will follow at Corinth Cemetery in DeKalb County. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service of High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 7, 2021