Obituary – Athens Free Press, 26 December 1952

WILBER F. CANTRALL, 77, CANTRALL VILLAGE RESIDENT DIES SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21

Wilber F. Cantrall, 77, of Cantrall, a retired rural mail carrier, died at
9:05 p.m. Sunday at St. John’s Hospital where he was admitted on December 15 as
a medical patient.  Mr. Cantrall had been in failing health for some time.
He served as a rural mail carrier for 33 years, retiring in 1939.  He was a
lifelong resident of the Cantrall vicinity, and a member of the Athens
Methodist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Rida; one stepdaughter, Mrs. George Nance, Athens;
one sister-in-law, Miss Stella Campbell; and several nieces and nephews.
Remains were taken to the Mott and Son Funeral Home, Athens, where services
were held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. J. W. Armstrong in charge.  Burial
was in Hall cemetery.

 

Contributed by Bill Scroggin