Funeral services for Doris M. Cantrell, 92, Baldwin City will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Vinland United Methodist Church in Baldwin City, KS. Private burial will follow in Vinland Cemetery, Vinland, KS. She died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Doris was born May 31, 1922 in Bridgeport, CT the daughter of George W. and Edith May (Gildersleeve) Smith.
She was an accomplished artist and needle worker. She was a longtime member of Community Bible Church of Lawrence and recent member of the Vinland United Methodist Church where she was active in teaching Sunday school and singing in the choir. In her spare time she volunteered in the community.
She married Warren H. Cantrell on March 10, 1945 in Greenwood, MS. He preceded her in death July 2004.
Survivors include two daughters, Robin Miller, Vinland, KS, Dorianne Workman, Greeley, CO; one son, Bradley W. Cantrell, Santa Fe, NM; seven grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and one sister, Betty Lou Meador, Miami Springs, FL.
The family will greet friends from 10 – 11 a.m. Thursday the 3rd prior to the service.
The family suggests memorial in her name to the City Union Mission – 1108 East Tenth Street, KC, MO 64106 or Visiting Nurses, or Baldwin City Food Pantry (Baldwin City United Methodist Church) and may be sent in care of the mortuary.
For condolences and further information, please visit www.warrenmcelwain.com