Maymee Miller Cantrell

May 31, 2021

Maymee Miller Cantrell, was reared, & received her early education, in Smyrna, Tennessee. She received her B.S. degree from George Peabody College for Teachers; she taught at Waverly Central High School for thirteen years, & Cumberland High School, Nashville, for three years. She was married to Harvey E. Cantrell 56 years, & they have one daughter, Casey Cantrell. Maymee Cantrell was a member of the Waverly United Methodist Church. She has served as Chairman, Staff-Parish Relations Committee; a member of the official board; a Trustee; a Lay Delegate to annual conference; & as President, Hart Sunday School class two different times. Maymee served as Chapter Regent, Old Reynoldsburgh, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), two terms; State Chaplin for three years. She was State Chairman, DAR Good Citizens, for six years; & Chaplain, State Officers Club; & a member of the DAR Speakers Staff. In US Daughters 1812, she served as a Chapter President; State Chairman; State President; organized Tulip Grove Chapter; & as a National Officer for twelve years. She was a Chairman, National Headquarters Restoration Committee. In the National Society Colonial Dames XVll Century, she served two terms as President, Clarendon Chapter; served as State President, & as a National Chairman, Tellers Committee, for six years. Membership is held in the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) Society having served as two Chapter Officers; membership is held in the Daughters of the American Colonists. Here she served as a Chapter Regent, & State Vice Regent. She served as State Vice Regent, Magna Charta Dames for two terms. Membership is held in the Tennessee Huguenots; holds life membership in the Sam Davis Memorial Association, Smyrna; member of the Hermitage Association; an Officer Jean-Pierre Bondurant Chapter; Huguenots Manakin Society served as State President, & as the National Chaplain. She served as a Committee member, Humphreys County Museum; a committee member for the 21st Century Learning Center; & she owned & operated a business for 38 years in her home county. Her hobbies were entertaining, shopping, & traveling. Visitation will be held Friday, June 4, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. until funeral service time at 2:00 p.m., at the Waverly United Methodist Church, 115 West Main Street, Waverly, TN. Dr. John Carpenter will be officiating the service. Entombment will follow in the Good Shepherd Mausoleum at Richlawn Cemetery in Waverly, TN. LUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOME, 2400 Hwy. 13 North, Waverly, TN 37185 Telephone 931-296-2437
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