SULLIGENT, Ala. — Youell Thanell Cantrell, 87, died Feb. 9, 2021. Services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Friendship South Baptist Church. Burial followed at Friendship South Cemetery in Vernon. Visitation was one hour prior to services. Otts Funeral Home of Sulligent was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Cantrell was born Jan. 27, 1934, in Sulligent, Alabama, to the late Marvin Jackson and Vera Belle Cantrell. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was formerly employed with Hyster Company and a barber. He was a member of Friendship South Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Pitts Cantrell; son, Jason Scott Cantrell; and siblings, Kenneth Cantrell, Bobby Cantrell and Claborn Hasell Cantrell. He is survived by his children, Diane Franks of Vernon, Alabama and Donna Morrow of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; brother, harold Cantrell of Vernon, Alabama; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 21, 2021
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