Mrs. Fannie Lora Cantley, born April 12, 1928, died August 11, 2014. She was 86.
Predeceased by her husband, Joseph Perry Cantley, Jr. Born in Jackson County, FL, she and Perry lived in Chattahoochee, FL, where they reared their children. In 1978, they moved to Blountstown, FL. She worked at the Diamond Corner in Blountstown for a number of years. An industrious and loving mother, she was generous and hospitable. She loved to travel and garden, especially flowers. She was a member of Gateway Baptist Church.
Mrs. Cantley is survived by:
Her Children: Lora Elizabeth (Liz) Arnold and husband Joe, of Tallahassee, FL
Terry Jo Vanhorn and husband Ray, of Ocala, FL
John Perry Cantley of Chattahoochee, FL
Cheryl Ann Cantley, of Blountstown, FL
Margaret Carol (Katie) McGowan and husband Dan of Helendale, California
4 Grandchildren, 7 Great-grandchildren, and 2 Great-great-grandchildren;
A Sister, Estelle Peacock and husband James, of Chattahoochee, Florida
A Brother, Charles Oliver and wife Polly, of Mt. Eagle, Tennessee
As well as nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Cantley will be held Monday, August 18, 2014, at 10:00 AM (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger King officiating. Interment will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery near Grand Ridge.
The family will receive friends Sunday, August 17, 2014, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home
The family will receive flowers, but anyone wishing may make a contribution to Gateway Baptist Church, 17667 Main St. North, Blountstown, FL 32424, in memory of Fannie Lora Cantley. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.
Lucy (Tucker) Anderson
08/18/14 at 01:43 PM
Dear Family of Fannie Cantley, I am so sorry to hear of her passing. She was like a second Mother to me for so many years and I loved her dearly. Know how sad you must feel right now hope that time will heal your pain. You will always have your memories of your Mother and cherish them always. Much love, Lucy