[Nameplate] Fair ~ 55°F  
High: 75°F ~ Low: 64°F
Friday, Apr. 29, 2016

Shirley Combs Cantrell

Thursday, June 29, 2006

Born 9-12-1936 -- Died 6-19-2006

Shirley Temple Combs Cantrell, died June 19, 2006, at her home in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 69.

She was born Sept. 12, 1936, in Couch, Mo., daughter of the late Robert Combs and Virginia V. (Hackworth) Combs.

She was united in marriage May 29, 1953, in Salem, Ark. to Herbert Lee Cantrell who preceded her in death May 20, 1962.

She was a member of the Thayer Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include four children, Patricia Ann Cole of Cabot, Roger Dale Cantrell and wife, Sandra of Thayer, Pamela Sue Cantrell Conard of Cabot and Shannon Renee Reeves and husband, Steve of Mountain Home; six grandchildren, Lola Grindley, Robert Conard and Jodie Conard all of Cabot, Blain Cantrell of Alabama, Mike Cantrell of Destin, Fla., and Trevor Reeves of Mountain Home; one great-granddaugher, Jaiden Grindley of Cabot; three brothers, Jack Combs, Hoot Combs and Hasten Combs all of Springfield, Mo., four sisters, Verdie Nelson, Christine Case and Marie Jones all of Springfield, Mo., and Joyce Keel of Peidmont, Mo.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Doris Russell; and one sister, Lois Kendrick.

Funeral services were held June 22 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with burial in the Thayer Cemetery with Rev. David Honeycutt officiating. Services were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home in Thayer.

Pallbearers were Mike Cantrell, Blain Cantrell, Joey Conard, Jimmy Smith, Steve Reeves and Harold Cantrell.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Riverways Hospice, Joann, Diane and Mary for the care they provided.