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Frances Elizabeth Cantrell

January 16, 1935 — April 6, 2023

Bainbridge

Frances E. (Lewis) Cantrell 88 of Bainbridge went to her heavenly home Thursday, April 6, 2023 at Valley View Care Center, Frankfort. She was born Wednesday, January 16, 1935 in Elliott County, KY the daughter of the late Troy and Ella Lewis.  On Saturday, August 10, 1957 she married Frank Cantrell who passed from this life Thursday, March 21, 2013.

She is survived by four children, Dave (Debbie) Cantrell,  Julia (Mike) Heath, Kim (Danny) Pryor and Tonya (Jason) Andrews; 12 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; four sisters Goldie (Mac) Skaggs, Wendy (Glenn) Vanover, Bonnie Sparks and Susie Parker; many nieces, nephews and friends including all the amazing staff at Valley View Care Center.

In addition to her husband and parents Frances was preceded in death by a son Troy Cantrell; grandchildren, Tyler Smith, Valerie Williams and Spencer Smith; infant siblings Ernie, Gernie, Roscoe and Edna Sue; sister Dottie Dickens; brothers John, Eugene, Doug and Berl Lewis and brothers-in-law Buck Sparks and Larry Parker.

Frances graduated in 1955 from Sandy Hook High School. She was a hard worker and often held two jobs: in 2004 she retired from ABX Air. Frances was very patriotic and loved her country dearly.

She was a lifelong follower of Jesus Christ and attended many churches through the years. She loved to crochet, yard sale and spend time with her family.

Funeral services will be 1 pm Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at the Bainbridge United Methodist Church with Dave Cantrell officiating. Following the service Frances will be laid to rest beside Frank in the Bainbridge Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 am until the time-of-service Tuesday at the church. The SMITH-MOORE-EBRIGHT Funeral Home, Bainbridge is serving the family.
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