The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


June 18, 2014

Helen Malone Cantrell

— Helen Christine Malone Cantrell, 97, died Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Tonganoxie Nursing Home in Kansas. 

Born April 4, 1917, she was preceded in death by one son, Charles Cleveland King.

She is survived by one son, Harold King and wife Jeanette of Toney; one daughter, Joyce Best and husband Bobby of Tonganoxie, Kansas; two brothers, Laborn Malone and Lester Malone; two sisters, Gladys Hardiman and Paulin Martin, both of Athens; 11 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 29 great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 20, at New Life Worship Center on Thach Road in Athens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to New Life Worship Center in care of Brenda Arnold, 18708 Sulphur Creek Drive, Elkmont, AL 35620.

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