Mrs. Margaret Cantrell

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Margaret Cantrell, age 89, of Cumming died Saturday, July 19, 2008.
The daughter of the late Charlie and Ada Castleberry, Mrs. Cantrell was born Aug. 10, 1918, in Forsyth County. She was an avid gardener who enjoyed sharing produce with family and friends and was a caregiver for her parents, a brother, a sister and her beloved husband during all of their illnesses. Mrs. Cantrell was not only a Grandma to all her six grandchildren, but provided care for them while their parents worked full time. She was the eldest female member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church, where she had been a member for decades.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Cantrell is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Herbert Cantrell; sisters, Laura Parks Cantrell, Ada Ann Castleberry; brothers, Guy Castleberry, Pete Castleberry, Kim Castleberry, Lee Castleberry, Jamie Castleberry, Warren G. Castleberry and a son-in-law, Everett English.
Survivors include her children, Patsy Vaughn English, Charles and Dianne Cantrell, Elizabeth and Roger Garrett, all of Cumming; a brother, Herbert Castleberry; grandchildren, Dwayne and Erin Vaughn, Angie Mullinax, Michael and Gail Cantrell, Julie and Keith Bentley, Amy Garrett and Laura and Craig Richard; great grandchildren, Caitlyn Vaughn, Ashley Mashburn, Noah Mullinax, Mystical Cantrell, Cole Cantrell, Drew Bentley, Cade Bentley, Tate, Ben and Cora Richard; sisters-in-law, Annie Grace Castleberry, Mildred Castleberry, Christine Cross and Norma English.
Funeral services were Monday, July 21, at 3 p.m. at Harmony Grove Baptist Church with her remains placed in state at 2:30 p.m. The Revs. Jeff Wilkie, Vernie Worley and Craig Richard will officiate. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
The family received friends Sunday from 3 until 9 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until the hour of the service.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory in Cumming is in charge of the arrangements.
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Published in ForsythNews.com from July 22 to July 24, 2008