Jeanne, a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away peacefully Thursday, May 12, 2016 at San Joaquin Hospital surrounded by her loving family as the result of multiple complications from undiagnosed colon cancer.
She was born November 15, 1946 in Covina, CA. She attended Bakersfield High School from 1959 to 1963. She married Don Cantrell in Reno, NV on October 20, 1973. They enjoyed many good times with their friends throughout their marriage until Don's passing in 2005. She was the proud owner of Jeanne's Westfair Lounge from October 31, 1986 to April 1, 2005.
Jeanne was always a thrill seeker who loved riding roller coasters, bungee jumping, skydiving and gambling. She also enjoyed salmon fishing with Don on the Rogue River at Gold Beach in Oregon. She was a loyal Condors hockey season ticket holder for the past 9 years.
Jeanne is preceded in death by her parents and niece, Gina Sinichko. She is survived by her daughter, Tina Dedmon, sister, Judy Clemmons, grandsons, Carson and Hunter Cotton, nephew, James Clemmons, and niece, Misty Brandow, several stepchildren, and ex-wife in-law, Jo Jo Crider.
Graveside services will be held at Greenlawn, 3700 River Blvd. in Bakersfield, Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. She did not like the "waste of money" on flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
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