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Ina Lillian Cantwell, 84, of Duncan, Oklahoma, passed away Saturday March 4, 2017, with her family by her side. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday March 9, 2017, at Bethel Assembly of God with Pastor Ron Meador officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Services are under the direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan.
The family will visit with friends at the funeral home Wednesday, March 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Ina Lillian was born in Grinnell, Kansas, on April 10, 1932, to Blanche A. (Benson) and Reuben A. Shelley. She married Levi Andrew Cantwell on Jan. 16, 1954, in Worthington, NM. Ina graduated high school in Wakeeney, Kansas. Her home was in Duncan and she was a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church.
Ina was a homemaker to seven children. She always had a sweet smile for everyone she met. She enjoyed spending time with sister, Jean in Wakeeney and attending high school reunions, family reunions and get-togethers with friends and family.
She was Granny to everyone who came around with children and grandkids and a lot of adults she knew. Ina enjoyed going fishing with family just as long as she didn't have to get in the water. She also enjoyed all kinds of crafts, games and word puzzles, painting her trinkets and knick-knacks that she made for her children, grandchildren and friends.
Ina was a sweet, sweet lady and will be missed by all who knew her.
Survivors include her sister, Jean Hafenstine; her daughter, Barbara Hopkins of White Oak, TX, son, David Cantwell and wife Rhonda, son, Andy Cantwell and daughter, Kayleen Willson, all of Duncan; grandchildren, Robbie Hyde and wife Teresa, Rena Rawlings, Jonathan Cantwell and wife Stacy, Sylana Trimble and husband Rodney, Matt Cantwell and wife Cindy, Joe Hopkins, Andrea Sammons, Micheal Willson and wife Charlesa, Adeena Brown and husband Chris, Dustin Cantwell and wife Danielle, Kristy Bench and husband Jason, and Scott McCurry; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Levi A. Cantwell; her parents, Blanche and Reuben Shelley; brothers, Edgar Shelley, Walter Shelley, Merlin Shelley and Verlin Shelley; a sister, Alice Jo Shelley; her children, Mollie Hyde and husband Robert, Deana McCurry and husband Floyd, David Hopkins, Edna Clampitt Cantwell, Steve Willson and Lonnie Cantwell; and grandchildren, Sandra Elliot and Paul Cantwell.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Robbie Hyde, Jonathan Cantwell, Matt Cantwell, Micheal Willson, Dustin Cantwell, Jason Bench and Chris Brown.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.
Published on March 7, 2017
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