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Nan Ruth Cantrell, 88
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Nan Ruth Cantrell, 88, of McMinnville died Saturday, May 9, at Bailey Manor in Manchester.
She was born May 5, 1927 in Warren County and was a homemaker, and a member of Bybee Branch Church of Christ. Mrs. Cantrell was preceded in death by parents, Fulton and Emma Louella Bolt McBride; husband, Cecil C. Cantrell; sisters, Gladys Keel and Doris Simpson; and brothers, Ed, Dewey, and Johnny McBride.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Gayle and Gene Croyle of Plano, Texas; sister Lola Jane Stanton of Murfreesboro; and granddaughter Alison Croyle of Kailua, Hawaii. Several nieces, nephews, family members, and friends also survive.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Tony Lawrence will officiate. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. The Cantrell family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m., and again Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4825 Trousdale Drive, Ste. 220, Nashville, TN  37220 or to Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 13, 2015