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Jeanette  Vernie Bucklen Cantrell
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Jeanette Vernie Bucklen Cantrell, 88 years of age, of Raven, VA, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Grundy, VA. Born July 15, 1928, in Pilgrims Knob, VA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Cruz and Watie Ellen Ratliff Bucklen.

Jeanette was of the Methodist faith. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, painting, sewing, and cooking especially for her family on Sundays. She was the last surviving member of her family. Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and aunt.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by loving husband, Raymond Ellis Cantrell, sons, Paul Jeffery Cantrell and Gregory Rodger Cantrell; daughter, Ellen Louise Cantrell Keene, seven brothers and seven sisters.

Those left to cherish her memories include her daughters, Cheryl Ann (Tom) Smith of Raven, VA, Jenefer Susan (Ralph) Rife of Slate Creek, VA, Althea Paige (Larry) Hicks of Jewell Ridge, VA, Marsha Lynn (Perry) Horn of Vansant, VA/Boonville, NC; daughter-in-law Marletta Dookie Cantrell of Raven, VA; special friend who was more like a son, Don Honaker of Raven, VA; fourteen grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews

Memorial services for Jeanette Vernie Bucklen Cantrell will be conducted Saturday evening, July 8, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel, Keen Mountain, VA with Rev. Troy Lester officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Saturday at 6:00 p.m. prior to the funeral hour at 7:00 p.m. In honoring Jeanette Cantrell’s wishes, she will be cremated.

Memorial condolences may be viewed at www.shortridgeramey.com.

The family of Jeanette Vernie Bucklen Cantrell have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, VA.


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8

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6:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

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Saturday

8

Jul

7:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

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