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Ottis Cantrell
(Sept.15, 1922 – May 8, 2013)
Audra Faye Carruth Cantrell
(August 1, 1928 – May 16, 2016)

A memorial service and interment of ashes for my first cousin, Audra Faye Carruth Cantrell (Aug. 1, 1928 – May 16, 2016) and her husband, Ottis Cantrell (Sept. 15 – 1922 – May 8, 2013) will be held Saturday, June 25th, 2016, at the Union Chapel Church (Map), in Lamar County, Alabama.

Audra was the daughter of the late Lundy and Ola Webb Carruth of Beaverton, Lamar County, Alabama and the granddaughter of the late Charlie and Dora Hilburn Webb.

They were preceded in death by one son, John Cantrell.

Interment will be in Webb Cemetery, (Map), (near Union Chapel) in Lamar County, Alabama.

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In Memory of
Mr. Ottis Cantrell
September 15, 1922 – May 8, 2013


One night a man had a dream. He dreamed he was walking along the beach with the LORD. Across the sky flashed scenes from his life. For each scene, he noticed two sets of footprints in the sand; one belonging to him, and the other to the LORD.

When the last scene of his life flashed before him, he looked back at the footprints in the sand. He noticed that many times along the path of his life there was only one set of footprints. He also noticed that it happened at the very lowest and saddest times in his life.

This really bothered him and he questioned the LORD about it. “LORD, you said that once I decided to follow you, you’d walk with me all the way. But I have noticed that during the most troublesome times in my life, there is only one set of footprints. I don’t understand why, when I needed you most, you would leave me.”

The LORD replied, “My son, My precious child, I love you and I would never leave you. During your times of trial and suffering, when you see only one set of footprints, it was then that I carried you.”

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