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gary barnes
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Dr. D. Dean “Deannie” Cantrell passed away peacefully at her home on June 11, 2017. She was born May 26, 1934, her parents were George and Lura Cantrell of Milan.

Dr. Cantrell started her education at Union Central School and graduated as valedictorian of the Milan High School class of 1952. She received her undergraduate degree at Lambuth College, her Masters from George Peabody and her PhD at the University of Tennessee. Over the years she taught thousands of students. She began teaching in Milan and went on to teach English in Nuremberg, Germany; Los Angeles, California and Houston, Texas. The last 30 years of her teaching career were spent at Berry College in Rome, Georgia. She was a member of AAUW, Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Tau Delta, and the Jane Austen Societies of North America and England. She had many articles published about Jane Austen.

Dr. Cantrell was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, George William Cantrell, Jr. She is survived by her sister, Joyce Ann Cantrell, who was her caregiver for the past 16 years. She is also survived by her niece, Alison Cantrell Bell and her husband, Phillip; her great niece, Rachel Bell Harbison and her husband, Chad; her great nephew, William Daniel Bell and his wife, Jenny; and her great great niece Laura Bethany Harbison. She is also survived by her sister in law, Imogene Cantrell.

Funeral service will be Saturday, June 17th at 11:00am, visitation will be from 10:00 until 11:00, at Bodkin Funeral Home, Milan. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery.
Added by gary barnes on Jun 13, 2017 9:34 PM
David W. Rixon
Thomas Earl Rixon
HI I haven't got that info on my grandfather and would appreciate any help. sorry for the late reply.Just his birth date would be good to have there is no one that knows for sure in family.
He was a wonderful person who Sam out of lord of the rings would be the closest personality to him. The old timers who lost their jobs through retirement didn't last long after as he had worked himself to an early grave. He wanted to work until he was 90. Thank you and bless you.
Added by David W. Rixon on Jun 03, 2017 4:32 PM
Dixie Shacklett Hatfield
RE: Yancey & Algee families / Oakwood Cem. Milan, TN.
Thank you! I'll take good care of them.
Added by Dixie Shacklett Hatfield on May 26, 2017 4:55 AM
Mrs Fenton
RE: McNeely Family / Oakwood Cem. Milan, TN.
A surprise....Thank you
Added by Mrs Fenton on May 24, 2017 1:24 PM
Dixie Shacklett Hatfield
RE: Yancey & Algee families / Oakwood Cem. Milan, TN.
My children descend from Lewis Davis Yancey and Mildred Winifred Kavanaugh, through their daughter Nancy Winifred Yancey and Martin Nall/Nalle, on their father's side. I've been working on their Ancestry.com DNA matches. I hope I don't bug you too much. Thank you so much for your help.
Added by Dixie Shacklett Hatfield on May 24, 2017 10:24 AM
K Todd Sherer
Onie Elizabeth Bryant Veazey - Your Edit
If you read the bio it begins with a NOTE: about the birth date of my great aunt Onie Elizabeth. I am aware the headstone shows Ap 1 but the TN Death Certificate shows Jan 1. A Death Certificate is considered a legal citation in genealogy since it's a recorded record but a headstone is considered a source - not a citation. They can both be in error but until I find a 2nd legally recorded source, I am using the TN Death Certificate and TN Death Records database. Thanks for your great attention to detail and feel free to send edits.
Added by K Todd Sherer on May 21, 2017 1:47 PM
Mrs Fenton
RE: McNeely Family / Oakwood Cem. Milan, TN.
Yes...cousins. I've been researching this entire line.
Added by Mrs Fenton on May 21, 2017 2:43 AM
Joyce Wilson Harsson
Photo ~Robert Hearn
I posted the photo you requested.
Added by Joyce Wilson Harsson on May 18, 2017 5:35 AM
Unholy Slacker
RE: Robert Pfeiffer 68252620
You're welcome!
Added by Unholy Slacker on May 17, 2017 2:44 PM
David Wallis
Pamela McEwen
Sorry it took so long to get back to you.
I am only distantly related to her by marriage.
Marvin Wallace was a 2nd cousin.
Her middle name Don can be found in marriage records to both Marvin Wallace & Matthew Legue
Also in the SSN application & claim index. Her father's name was Don.
Apparently she was divorced from both at the time of her death and had gone back to using her maiden name.
She married Matthew Wade Legue Jan 18,1974 in Gibson Co, TN
She married Marvin Henry Wallace Jr Aug 14, 1979 in Robertson Co, TN
In her obituary one of her daughters is mentioned as Keisha (Legue) Fry
I hope this information helps. Dont hesitate to ask if I can add anything more

David Wallis
Added by David Wallis on May 17, 2017 11:02 AM
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