Obituary – Athens Free Press, 16 July 1943
MRS. IDA CANTRALL SUCCUMBS
Mrs. Ida Sarah Cantrall, wife of Bertram (Bert) Cantrall, former resident of
Athens, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Ruth Hadsell, Petersburg
at 1:50 p.m. Friday, July 9, 1943, at the age of 73 years. Mrs. Cantrall had
been in failing health for some time as a result of a malignant growth.
Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Frank and Lester, both of
Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Lucille Campbell, Springfield, and Mrs.
Hadsell, Petersburg; one brother, Joseph Herrin, Springfield; and one sister, Mrs.
Luella Markham, Wood River.
Funeral services were held on Sunday from the Vancil Funeral Home,
Springfield, and interment was made in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Contributed by Bill Scroggin