June 14, 1945 – August 5, 2010 Johnnie Merrell Cantrell,65, of Wolfe City died Aug. 5, 2010, at Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home chapel with Brother J.C. Perez officiating. Burial will be in Tidwell Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.
Born June 14, 1945, in Greenville, he was the son of Johnnie Newton and Clara Winkle Cantrell. He married Juanita Compton, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Cantrell worked for the Greenville Independent School District in maintenance. He was a member of Hickory Creek Baptist Church in Wolfe City.
Surviving are one daughter, Michelle Gambrell of Channing; a son, Johnnie Merrell Cantrell II of Texas; sister Betty Harrison of Wolfe City and granddaughter Kimmie Gambrell.