Cantrell de­scen­dants gather in Cedar­town

The Standard Journal - - LIFESTYLE - From staff re­ports

Ed­i­tor’s note: There were some mis­spellings of names in our last ar­ti­cle about the Cantrell re­union, so we have de­cided to re-run it in this edi­tion with the er­rors cor­rected. -KM

The an­nual Cantrel­lDavid­son re­union for de­scen­dants of Wad­die Thomas Cantrell and Lil­lia David­son Cantrell was held on Sun­day, Aug. 20, 2017, at the Cedar­town Women’s Build­ing on Wis­sahickon Ave., in Cedar­town. Ap­prox­i­mately 67 de­scen­dants at­tended. Ev­ery­one gath­ered around the fire place at 12 p.m. for a group pic­ture, fol­lowed by bless­ing of the food and a Bi­ble scrip­ture read by Sammy White.

Af­ter lunch Sammy and Jan­ice White ad­dressed fam­ily mem­bers about the loss of Lynn Cantrell Smith, and fam­ily friend Bruce Hack­ney. Chris, Sierra and Colt Cantrell came from Scotts­dale, Ariz., and Martin and Nancy Thomp­son from Adrian, Michi­gan, were rec­og­nized.

Each fam­ily mem­ber in­tro­duced their fam­ily and up­dated ev­ery­one on re­cent hap­pen­ings. Door prizes were drawn by Jaxon Long, and he en­joyed pass­ing out the gifts with Sammy White. Fam­ily mem­bers en­joyed the walk to the Big Springs, some had not vis­ited there in many years. A great time was had by all.

Out of t own f am­ily mem­bers in­cluded :

Con­nie Rimes — Mable­ton

Rhonda Dun­can — Hix­son, Ten­nessee

Fred And Regina Prewett — Cartersville

Nor­ris And Jo Ann Col- lier- Huntsville, Alabama

Kyle, April and their daugh­ter Sadie Smith — Dou­glasville

Chris, Sierra, and Colt Cantrell — Scotts­dale, Ari­zona

Steve and Kathy Lovin­good — Ken­ne­saw

Fran­cis Brooks — Lafayette Howard Collier — Rome Martin and Nancy Thomp­son — Adrian, Michi­gan

Jen­nifer Thomp­son Barr — Mon­roe

Dempsey and Paulette Long — Car­roll­ton

Craig, Angie, Brae­don, and Jaxon Long — Bre­man

Chris and Sandy New — Dou­glasville

Porter Cantrell — Nashville, Ten­nessee

Bon­nie Kelly — Nashville, Ten­nessee

Karl Vollmer — Ken­ne­saw

Deb­o­rah, Spenser, and Kyle Vollmer — Ken­ne­saw

Cedar­town fam­ily mem­bers in­cluded:

Marty, Mi­randa, Mirista, MiKia, Waylon, MiKaylin, and Marty Bevins Jr.

Ber­nice Cantrell Mitchell Estelle Cantrell Clin­ton Ju Don and Brenda Bald­win Joe Cantrell Greg Row­ell Todd and Beth White and their chil­dren Brook­lyn, Bran­don and Halee Barry Clin­ton Tim Mitchell Joe Cantrell Jr. To m an d El a i n e Cantrell

Denise and Tris­ten Wal­lace

Sammy and Jan­ice White

Richard Clin­ton with chil­dren Makayla and Tay­lor

Chad Young­blood with daugh­ter Makenzy Gary and Dar­lene Smoak Heather Carnes with Ja­son and Ar­rissa

Con­tributed photo

The Cantrell-David­son Fam­ily Re­union was held on Aug. 20, 2017.

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