94 year old Eva Mae Allen Cantrell of Smithville died Wednesday of a short illness at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of the Smithville Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. E.H. Denman will officiate and burial will be in the Mount View Cemetery in McMinnville. Visitation will be Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Smith and Dovie Bell Locke Allen; her husband, Ernest Claude Cantrell; sisters, Cloie Clark and Ressie Phillips; brothers, Gentry, Horace, and Norrell Allen; and a nephew, H. Kenneth Moffitt. Survivors include nephews and nieces, Billy and his wife Mae Clark of Chattanooga; Jack Phillips and Paul and his wife Cordia Phillips all of Chattanooga; W.T. Allen of East Ridge, Tennessee; JoAnn and her husband Dewey Cantrell of McMinnville; Gary, Randy, and Danny Allen of Ringgold, Georgia; Sharon Moffitt of Smithville; Jean McFadden and Shirley Nielsen of Knoxville. A sister-in-law, Naomi Allen of Ringgold, Georgia. Great nieces and nephews, Kenneth F. Moffitt, Cynthia S. Terry, Pamela L. Moffitt, and Timothy D. Moffitt. Several other great nieces and nephews survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Eva Mae Allen Cantrell
Mar 7 2007