Cantrell-Williams, Cynthia Regina

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Cynthia Regina Cantrell-Williams, 46, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, June 30,
2019 at her residence in Douglasville, Ga. She was a 1991 graduate of Brainerd High
School. She earned a master’s degree from The University of Tennessee Chattanooga. Cynthia
was a member of Second Missionary Baptist Church and served on the usher board. She was a
member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mattie Ella Cantrell, Jr. and grandmother, Jessie Hicks.

Survivors include her sons,Karion Williams and Torian Williams, both of Douglasville; brothers, Anthony (Alberta) Cantrell, Sr., of Chattanooga, John Curtis Cantrell, III, of Atlanta and Alfred Cantrell, Sr., of Chattanooga; uncles, Jesse (Leslie) Burgress, of Chattanooga, Charles (Panky) Burgress, of Huntsville, Al. and Jerry (Ann) Green, of Town Creek, Al.; aunt, Betty Jean Joiner, of
Chattanooga; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Friday, July 5 from 5-7 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.  Funeral service will be Saturday, July 6 at 1 p.m. in the chapel, with Pastor Gwaine Davis as the eulogist. Burial in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.


McKenzie, William Paul

Clark, Chester

Arnold, Goldie


William Paul McKenzie, 73, of Chattanooga, departed this life on March 17, 2019. Born in Chattanooga, Bill graduated from The Bright School and The Baylor School, where he was an outstanding ... (click for more)

Chester Clark, 74, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Goldie Arnold, 58, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Hixson. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)


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Clark, Chester

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