Funeral service for Harvey Copeland Cantrell, age 86, of Priceville, will be Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 2:00 p.m. at Shelton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Alan Queen officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Burningtree Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Cantrell, who died Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Decatur Morgan Hospital, was born June 30, 1935, in Moulton, to Andrew Jackson Cantrell and Sally Arminda Parker Cantrell. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Mary Margaret McDearmon Cantrell; his parents; three brothers, Butch Cantrell, Everett Cantrell, and Obey Cantrell; and two sisters, Evelyn Drake and Esther Pettus. Mr. Cantrell enjoyed gardening and working outside. He was someone you could always count on, and a loving husband, father, and papaw.
He is survived by two daughters, Donna Maples (David) of Decatur, and Debbie Cantrell of Priceville; four grandchildren, David Copeland Russell, Michael Gene Russell, Christopher Cody Brown, and William Chad Brown; and four great-grandchildren, Rylan Michael Russell, Lexie Marie Russell, Loren MacKenzi Russell, and Jackson Cody Brown.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
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