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Marilyn Joanne Cantrell

Marilyn Joanne Cantrell, 67, of Ellisville, Mississippi, entered into the arms of Jesus on Friday, January 15, 2021 at UMMC Jackson in Jackson, Mississippi surrounded by her loving family.

Marilyn was born April 6, 1953 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She dedicated her life to serving the Lord and giving and caring for others. She loved her family with her whole heart and was always willing to pray for friends and family day or night. She entered her calling of a career in healthcare after caring for her mom who had a stroke. She became a CNA, an Activity Director for a long-term care facility and a private caregiver.

Marilyn is proceeded in death by Steve Seamon (father), Dorothy Smith (mother), Keith Smith (brother), Elisha Branson (great nephew), Kenny Cantrell (father-in-law) and Evelyn Cantrell (mother-in-law).

She is survived by her loving husband, Ken Cantrell, brothers: David Seamon, Stephen Seamon and Bruce Smith Jr., sisters: Stephanie (John) Beech), Nelsalyn (Randall) Branson, Brucetta Belleville, Lolena Brockington, Brucene Hanes, Bonny (best friend/adopted sister), and many, many nieces and nephews and cousins.

Her family will receive visitors on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 from
9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Ignite Church, 1916 Sandy Lane, Laurel, MS 39443.

Funeral services will immediately follow beginning at 10:00 a.m. Pastor Curt Pitts will officiate.

Burial will be at Lakeside Memory Gardens Cemetery in Eustis, Florida with Pastor Joe Rowley officiating.

Ellisville Funeral Home will oversee arrangements. 601-477-3797


Marilyn Joanne Cantrell
April 6, 1953 - January 15, 2021




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