Ada Cantrell

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  • "Nanny I don't know what i'm gonna do not being able to make..."
    - Becky Watkins
  • "Ada will truly be missed. She always made it a point to..."
    - Lewis Cantrell
  • "Aunt Ada was special, she knew I loved her and for many..."
    - Jean Cantrell Towles
  • "Looks as though God needed another Angel. Aunt Ada, you..."
    - Tracy Cantrell
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CHERRYVILLE - Ada Kinley Cantrell, 92, of Academy St., formerly of Gastonia, passed away peaceful-ly Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Union County on Jan. 18, 1922, a daughter of the late Luther and Ila Hargett Kinley. Mrs. Cantrell was a member of Ridge Baptist Church, Gastonia, and retired from Ti-Caro Wingate Mill.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Earl Cantrell, infant son, James Jerry Cantrell, and the three late siblings.

Survivors include her daughter, Norma Calhoun (Bill) of Cherryville; granddaughters, Glenda Reeves (Jack), Cherryville, Becky Watkins (Junior), Kings Mountain, Patty Johnson (Gene), Kings Mountain, Cathy Carpenter (Keith), Clover, S.C.; grandsons, Bobby Keith Grayson, Gastonia, Jeff Grayson (Kim), Lake Wylie; 10 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Carpenter's Funeral and Cremation Services, with the Rev. Chester Waters officiating, with burial in City Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-2:45 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made to
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Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services
1100 E Main St
Cherryville, NC 28021
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Published in Gaston Gazette on Aug. 3, 2014