Winford Paul Cantrell
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Winford Paul “Wink” Cantrell, son of the late James Jackson Cantrell and Jennie Cantrell, passed away at his home on Friday, June 13, 2014, surrounded by his family.

He was born on July 22, 1937. He was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church for the past 14 years and a lifelong resident of this area.

In addition to his mother and father, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Cantrell; and grandson, Robert “Bobby” Cantrell.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 23 years, Patricia “Patty” Cantrell; daughter, Margaret “Sissy” (Lebron) Johnson; four sons: Winford Cantrell Jr. (Kelley Hooper), James “Jack” (Jeannie) Cantrell, Charles (Dora) Cantrell, John (Amie) Cantrell; stepson, Billy (Tracy) Carver; grandchildren: Jessica (Allen) Williams, Rachel (BJ) Barnes, Elizabeth Cantrell, Lauren (Ryan) Viva, Brandon (April) Cantrell, Brady Swafford Cantrell, Jennifer (Tyler) Holwell, Eric Johnson, Thomas Cantrell, Charles Cantrell Jr., Jacob Cantrell, Johnny (Kelly) Cantrell, Kevin (Anna) Cantrell, Kaylin Cantrell and Bryson Cantrell; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, James “Jim” Cantrell of Harrison; sister, Virginia Hester of Cleveland; special friends: Beth Satterfield and Mike Tatum; several stepgrandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family members and friends.

The funeral will be held for Wink at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Maple Grove Baptist Church, 9525 Birchwood Pike, Harrison, TN, 37341, with Brother Ronnie Dotson officiating.

Interment will follow the service in Harrison Cemetery with Jimmy Runyun, Brandon Cantrell, Johnny Cantrell, Eric Johnson, Thomas Cantrell, Kevin Cantrell, Charles Cantrell Jr., and Jacob Cantrell serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the church from 3 to 9 this evening and from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Wink or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Cantrell family with these arrangements.