Ruth (Grant) Cantrell

October 22, 1923 ~ January 10, 2019 (age 95)

Ruth Grant Cantrell, 95, widow of Owens Dayton “O.D.” Cantrell, of Greenville, died Thursday, January 10, 2019.

Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Effie Page Knight Grant.

Ruth was a 1941 graduate of Parker High School and a member of Sans Souci Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Jill Cantrell Gunter (Frank); three grandchildren, Austin, Cory, and Tyler; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and loving husband, Ruth was preceded in death by a sister, Louise Morgan; and three brothers, Fred Grant, Paul Knight, and Sam Knight.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

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