Cantrell Cemetery

Gibson Co. TN

Transcribed by Ken Smith

From Milan city limit, going toward Gibson (Hwy.70A & 79). First road to the left (Mullins Lane). On a Hill back of the house on the Cantrell's Farm (Eventide) is a wooden fence in area. Inside this area is a gazebo and a iron fence area for the cemetery.




Inside the gazebo is a 4 sided monument with a small girl with arms uplifted (La Brezza). A bronze plaque is on the monument.
    And in that quiet garden-
    The garden of her heart-
    Songbirds are always singing-
    Their songs of cheer apart.
    And from it floats forever,
    o'ercoming sin and strife,
    sweet as the breath of roses
    the fragrance of her life.
    Our Beloved
    Marcia Jean Cantrell

At the iron gate to the cemetery is a Bronze plaque.

    Cantrell Cemetery
   The graveyard had its beginning in an
agreement among members of the Cantrell Family
in the year 1971.  Family members were Charles
Lindberg Cantrell-Father, Jean Goff Cantrell
-Mother, Charles Lynn Cantrell, Anthony Lee
Cantrell, Marcia Jean Cantrell and Christopher
Allen Cantrell-Children.  The Members, Their
Spouses and Descendants have Right of Burial
in this Plot on "Eventide" farm as long as
               They Desire.

In the center of the iron fence area is a large four sided monument. Halfway of the top part is the letter C.  At the base on two sides is Cantrell.  Two grave cover and a stone.

First grave cover.

Marcia Jean Cantrell Porter
Beloved Daughter of
Charles Lindbergh & Jean Goff Cantrell
April 3, 1954
Wife of John Mark Porter
September 7, 1974
Mother of John Mark Porter, Jr.
April 5, 1976

She was Tenderly Gathered to God's Bosom
January 26, 1979

She Gave Much
Knowing Not That She Gave At All
Sunshine From Her Life
Continues To Warm Our Hearts With Remembrance
Her Love is an Eternal Flame
That Beckons Us.

Second grave cover.

Charles Lindbergh Cantrell
Son of
Albert Sidney and Ollie B. Needham Cantrell
June 23, 1929
Husband of
Jean Goff Cantrell
June 14, 1946
Father of
Charles Lynn Cantrell
November 16, 1948
Anthony Lee Cantrell
December 20, 1951
Marcia Jean Cantrell
April 3, 1954
Christopher Allen Cantrell
September 5, 1965
Grandfather to
John Mark Porter Jr.
April 5, 1976
Charles David Cantrell
December 26, 1977
Charles Adam Lee Cantrell
September 21, 1982
Sarai Jean Cantrell
March 30, 1984

Gathered Home
December 13, 1989

To Live In Hearts You Leave Behind is Not To Die.

Large flat stone with bronze plaque.

Anthony Lee Cantrell
December 20, 1951-August 12, 1994
Beloved Son of Charles Lindbergh and Jean Goff Cantrell

"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.  Let Him step to the music he hears however measured or far away."

This is a very well kept cemetery.

Respectfully yours,
Ken Smith   

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