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Jessie Carroll Cantrell

Big Stone Gap, Va.-Jessie Carroll Cantrell, 88, passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at Lonesome Pine Hospital.
She was born in Pound, Va. She was a member of First Christian Church, Big Stone Gap, the ladies’ auxiliary at Indian Creek Freewill Baptist Church, Pound, Va. and a member of the Southwest Virginia Museum in Big Stone Gap.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Eugene Cantrell; parents, Benjamin and Virgie (Cantrell) Mullins; and also, four brothers and five sisters.
Surviving are her son, Greg “Orby” Cantrell and wife, Patti; granddaughter, Alison Cantrell Fleenor; great granddaughter, Laurel Fleenor, all of Big Stone Gap; sister, Mary Collier, Norton, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 12:00pm – 1:00pm Friday, December 30, 2022, at First Christian Church, 640 Wood Avenue, E., Big Stone Gap. The service will follow at 1:00pm with Greg Townsend, Minister, officiating.
Burial will follow at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens.
The family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Cantrell family.
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