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Edna E. Burgess Cantwell
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Birth: May 14, 1903
Prentiss
Jefferson Davis County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 2001
Delhi
Richland Parish
Louisiana, USA

Funeral services for Mrs. Edna Cantwell, 98, of Delhi, were at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 15, at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Donnie Linson officiating. Burial followed at Herringville Church Cemetery in Monticello.

Mrs. Cantwell died Friday, July 13, at the Richland Parish Hospital in Delhi after a lengthy illness.

She was born in Prentiss, Miss., and had lived in East Carroll Parish before moving to Tallulah where she resided for 18 years. She had lived in Delhi for the past 12 years. She was a member of Herringville Baptist Church and was a homemaker.

Survivors include three daughters. Alma Kirksey of West Monroe. Agnes McVay of Delhi and Gayle Smith and husband, Nolan, of West Monroe: one son-in-law, H. Lee Arledge of Baton Rouge; 14 grandchildren and a number of great and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband. Walter Q. Cantwell; three daughters, Myra Octavia Arledge, Nina Louise Prince and Norma Lee Cantwell; three sons-in-law, the Rev. Billy Kirksey, Burin Lee McVay and Peter S. Prince.

Nephews served as pallbearers.

Published in The Tallulah Madison Journal (LA), July 18, 2001 
 
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 Parents:
  Lonzo Jefferson Burgess (1876 - 1952)
  Kate Lindsey Burgess (1871 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Walter Quitman Cantwell (1893 - 1993)*
 
 Children:
  Norma Lee Cantwell (1921 - 1956)*
  Octavia Cantwell Arledge (1922 - 1990)*
  Alma Cantwell Kirksey (1924 - 2013)*
  Nina Louise Cantwell Prince (1925 - 1990)*
  Agnes Cantwell McVay (1928 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hattie Mae Burgess Womack (1899 - 1969)*
  Roy L Burgess (1901 - 1954)*
  Edna E. Burgess Cantwell (1903 - 2001)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Herringville Cemetery
Monticello
East Carroll Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jul 11, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 132641957
 


- Ron Manley
 Added: Jul. 11, 2014
 
 
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