Vera Davis Cantrell

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Vera Davis Cantrell, age 90, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014, at her residence following a brief illness.

Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, July 20, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Dr. Terry Crawford will officiate. The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 19, 2014, from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Cantrell was born July 13, 1924, in Gainesville, Ga., to the late Rev. Thomas A. Davis and Lily Jones Davis. She retired from Cornett Carpets and was a member of New Holland Baptist Church. Vera was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Jeanette Adams; and her brother, Jerry Davis. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Mrs. Cantrell is survived by her husband of 68 years, Oliver "Mutt" Cantrell of Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Libby and Paul H. Grizzle Jr. of Dahlonega; son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Frances Cantrell of Athens, Ala.; grandsons and their wives, Blake and Kim Grizzle of Dahlonega, and Ryan and Kay Grizzle of Dahlonega; granddaughter and husband, Kimberly and Jason Shehan of Somerville, Ala.; great-grandchildren, Waylan Grizzle, Thomas Grizzle, Hannah Grizzle, Haley Grizzle, Niyan Shehan, Zaylee Shehan and Kylar Shehan; and brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Jo Ella Davis of Lula.

The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors of Northeast Georgia Medical Center for their care during our loved ones illness. Also the nurses and aides of Hospice of Northeast Georgia.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in on July 19, 2014
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