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“Our prayers are with you as you celebrate the life and homecoming of your Grandmother. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Wade Hollinger - Richmond, KY

“Larry, I think often of you and your family, sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Donna ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Donna Smith Vinson - Saint Joseph, LA

“Sorry for your loss, Henry. Heaven has gained another angel. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Cliff and Harriet Carter

“May God be with each of you. How blessed each of you are to have had your mother/grandmother for a long time. I remember her at the Cantley's Feed ...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Pam Culp - Crossett, AR - Friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Ralph & Nelda Williams - AR

“Dear Cantley Family, We were so saddened to hear of your mom going to Heaven. I know there was rejoicing up there as she crossed over into Glory! ...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Paul & Doris (Griffis) Baxter - GA

“Our sympathy to you in the loss of your mother. Although it is a joy to know she is free of the weariness of this life, we know how much you will...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Mike and Cheryl Forbus - Cabot, AR

“Allie became a very sweet sister to me through the years, as she was married before I was old enough to remember her at home. Her concern and...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Martha House - Huntsville, AL

“There'll never be another like Mrs. Cantley. She genuinely believed she was supposed to help the world. There wasn't a missionary, mission fund, or...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Eddie Goodson - Crossett, AR

“Our hearts are saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Leslie & Judy Hughes - Friend

“I always liked Mrs. Cantley as she was easy to love and a great Mother... ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Joyce Tarver McCasland - AR

“Henry, Joe and Larry, My thought and prayers are with you and your family at this time. May God give you peace and walk with you always. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Kimberly Rawls Eldridge - Hamburg

“Harold, Henry, Joe and Larry you are in my prayers, I love you all. Aunt Allie was a dear aunt and I will never forget her, She and I had several...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Christelle Ricketts - Crossett, AR

“Harold, Henry, Joe and Larry you are in my prayers, I love you all. Aunt Allie was a dear aunt and I will never forget her, She and I had several...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Christelle Ricketts - Crossett, AR

“Harold, Henry, Joe and Larry you are in my prayers, I love you all. Aunt Allie was a dear aunt and I will never forget her, She and I had several...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Christelle Ricketts - Crossett, AR

“Harold, Henry, Joe and Larry you are in my prayers, I love you all. Aunt Allie was a dear aunt and I will never forget her, She and I had several...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Christelle Ricketts - Crossett, AR


Allie Melba Calloway Cantley, of Crossett, AR, who recently celebrated her 95th birthday, passed away February 11, 2013 at Stonegate Villa Health and Rehabilitation. She was born on January 29, 1918 in Laran, Louisiana to her parents Joe Lee and Naughvelle Futch Calloway. Mrs. Cantley was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Lester H. Cantley; a sister Clorine Jones; a brother Clarence Calloway and Allie's twin sister Sallie Ham.

Survivors include four sons, Harold Cantley (Lucy) of Traskwood, AR; Henry Cantley (Shirley) of Cabot, AR; Joe Lee Cantley (Barbara) and Larry Cantley of Crossett, AR; three brothers, Victor Calloway of Boston, MA, Billy Ray Calloway (Eloise) of Crossett, AR, Wayne Calloway of Strong, AR; five sisters, Leola Burns of Strong, AR, Sudie Garner of El Dorado, AR, Martha House (William) of Huntsville, AL, Joann Smiley (Drayton) of Shreveport, LA, Elaine Dees of Hermitage, AR; a sister-in-law, Grace Calloway of Strong, AR; eight grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, on Friday, February 15, 2013 at Jones Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Harold Cantley and Bro. Mike Cantley officiating. Interment will follow at Pinewood Memorial Park under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett, AR. (www.jonesservice.com)

Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday at Jones Funeral Home.

Active Pallbearers : Matthew Cantley, Tim Cantley, Terry Hawkins, Aubrey Dunn, Dean Davis, Michael Mills, Jonathan Gosdin and Mike Cantley.

Memorials can be made to Gideons` International, P.O. Box 83, Crossett, AR 71635

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