Born 8-23-1932 - Died 3-6-2002
Francis Marie Cantrell-Brown 69, of Calico Rock, Ark., daughter of the late Mamie Hicks Cantrell and Charlie William Cantrell was born Aug. 23, 1932, in Calico Rock. She died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She grew up in Calico Rock, and married Dennis Ray Brown. They resided in Kansas City, Mo. She worked as a veterinary assistant, pet groomer and did voluntary work for the fire department in Calico Rock. She had a great love for animals and was a very caring independent lady and a very special person.Survivors include four sisters, Elsie Faye Harris of Lark-in, Hattie Gay Cantrell of Rogers, Lenna Jane Patterson of Calico Rock, and Beatrice Bates of Florida; two brothers, Charles W. Cantrell and Noel Benjamin Cantrell both of Calico Rock; three step-children, Louise Miller, Lewis Wayne Brown, and Gary Brown all of Benton, Mo..She was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers, Phillip Wayne and Jimmy Dale Cantrell; one sister, Jeannie Bell Cantrell, and her father and mother.Graveside services were March 8, 2002, at Spring Creek Cemetery in Calico Rock with arrangements under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.