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Marylyn J. Cantrell

February 18, 1929 ~ April 29, 2020 (age 91)


     Marylyn J. Cantrell, 91, of Curtis Creek in Quincy, formerly of Coatsburg, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at her home.

     Born February 18, 1929, in West Quincy, MO., Marylyn was a daughter of Marion and Ruby King Bridgman. She married Harold M. Cantrell on August 3, 1947. He preceded her in death on July 21, 1995.
     Marylyn was a homemaker. After raising her children, she worked at the Stockyard in Coatsburg. She was for her excellent cooking, enjoyed embroidery, and had made every grandchild a baby quilt.
     Survivors include her two sons, Gerald Cantrell (Pat) of Brownsburg, IN. and Donald Cantrell (Cheryl) of Camp Point; three daughters, Pat Taute of Quincy, Betty Harberts (Michael), Berthoud, CO., and Lynda Kelly (Larry) of Quincy; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Cantrell was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son in law, Jim Taute, four sisters, and one brother.
     Due to the current health situation under the direction of the CDC, local health authorities, and the state of Illinois, private family burial will be held at Graymount Cemetery in Coatsburg.
     Memorial donations may be made to Graymount Cemetery or Emerson Cemetery in Missouri in care of Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home, PO 255, Camp Point, IL. 62320
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     The Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point is handling the arrangements.

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