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Joe Lane Cantrell

September 14, 1936 — July 2, 2024


McMinnville, TN resident and Warren County native Joe Lane Cantrell, age 87, was born September 14, 1936 and died July 2, 2024 in NHC Healthcare of McMinnville following an extended illness.

A retired structural engineer and member of the First Baptist Church, he was the son of the late Keffer and Mary Ellen Medlen Cantrell.

Mr. Cantrell was married November 25, 1961 to Evelyn Ogle Cantrell of McMinnville who survives. In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Jolene (Jeff) West of Mt. Juliet, TN and Lane (Holly) Cantrell of McMinnville and five grandchildren, aka "Pa Joe's Dream Team", Ethan West, Emily West, Owen West, Trey (Emma) Cantrell and Tucker Cantrell.

Graveside service and interment will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2024 at Mt. View Cemetery with Jeff Owens to officiate. Visitation will be Friday from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at High's.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or your favorite charity.

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High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Friday, July 5, 2024

Starts at 3:30 pm (Central time)

Visitation will be Friday from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at High's.

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