Betty E. (Newcomb) Cantrell, 78, of Quincy, Ohio passed away at 2:42 p.m. Sunday, June 27, 2021, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney, Ohio.
She was born March 25, 1943, in Welch, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Sherman and Lilly (Richardson) Newcomb.
On February 26, 1960, Betty married Ernest E. Cantrell in Lebanon, Virginia and he preceded her in death January 5, 2019. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jeff Cantrell; a granddaughter, Melissa Leonard; three sisters, Grace Gibson, Anna Bell Lane and Josephine Rose and two brothers, Delbert Smith and Melvin Newcomb.
Betty is survived by two daughters, Robin King and Laura (Donald) Dalton, both of Quincy; a son, Scott (Kim) Cantrell of Tipp City, Ohio; ten grandchildren, Tonya (Shawn) Richardson, Josh (Melissa) King, Derrick (Jasmine) Cantrell, Drew (Chelsey) Dixon, CPT Jeremiah King, Daniel Cantrell, Blaine (Kerri) Dixon, CPL Lukeus Dalton, Max Koehler and Wes Koehler; nine great grandchildren, Winnter, Hannah, Alivia, Zowie, Garrison, Liam, Blaire, Reid and Grace; a great-great granddaughter, Iris and a sister, Helen Godsey of Tennessee.
A homemaker, Betty loved going to church and having fellowship with good Christian people. She loved visiting with family and friends. Betty never forgot her roots and being raised in West Virginia, she was always country and enjoyed her gospel music.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, July 5, 2021, at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff, Ohio where Pastor Rodney Reynolds will officiate a funeral service at 4:00 p.m.
Burial will be at the Fairview Cemetery in Quincy at a later date.
The staff of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff is honored to serve the Cantrell family.