East Funeral Home

2807 Moores Ln, Texarkana, TX


Betty Cantrell South

November 3, 1931January 5, 2020

Betty Cantrell South

Betty Cantrell South passed away peacefully January 5, 2020 at the age of 88 years old. She was born November 23, 1931 in Canadian, Texas. She was employed in school administration at Borger ISD for thirty-nine years. Upon her retirement in 1994, she moved to Texarkana to be close to family. She was a long-time member of the Lone Star Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Ione Cantrell of Canadian, Texas and is survived by her daughter, Kathy Shackelford and son-in-law George Shackelford of Texarkana, Texas, as well as granddaughters Whitney Long and her husband Matt, of Texarkana, Arkansas, Lindsey Shackelford of Washington, DC, and Brittany Jenkins and her husband Andy, of Pierce City, Missouri. Also surviving are great-grandchildren Harper, Blakely, and Ryan.

A memorial service and burial will be in Canadian, Texas at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of East Funeral Home - Moores Lane.

Condolences may be left at www.eastfuneralhomes.com


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