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Louisa Stella "Lou" Cantrell

September 5, 1940 October 20, 2018
Louisa Stella "Lou" Cantrell
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Obituary for Louisa Stella "Lou" Cantrell

Louisa Stella “Lou” Cantrell, 78, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 1:32 a.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. She was born September 5, 1940, in Winslow, Arizona, the daughter of Joseph and Antonia (Gonzales) Gallegos.

Lou was a 1959 graduate of Winslow High School in Winslow, Arizona and was owner of the Cardinal Café in Aurora, Missouri.

In 1961 she married Larry Wayne Cantrell in Winslow, Arizona. He preceded her in death on September 30, 1988.

Lou is survived by her two sons, Larry Cantrell and his wife, Lori, of Monett, Missouri and Mitch Cantrell and his wife, Alonda, of Aurora; six grandchildren, Shane Cantrell and his wife, Amber, Holley Bolyard and her husband, Daniel, Samantha Brown and her husband, Alex and Jared, Kevin and Jodi Cantrell; four great-grandchildren; seven brothers and sisters and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, Joseph and Antonia, daughter, Anita Cantrell, son, Anthony Cantrell, one sister and two brothers preceded her in death.

A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at the Summit Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made payable to the Lawrence County Manor, in care of the funeral home.

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Graveside Service




2:00 PM 10/23/2018 2:00:00 PM
Summit Cemetery

16330 Lawrence 2100
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Summit Cemetery
16330 Lawrence 2100 Mt. Vernon 65712 MO
United States

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Summit Cemetery Final Resting Place

16330 Lawrence 2100
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

16330 Lawrence 2100 Mt. Vernon 65712 MO
United States

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