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Obituary for Charlotte Jean Cantrell (Springer)

Charlotte Jean (Springer) Cantrell, 94, of Waco, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2022 in Tyler, Texas. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 25 at Pecan Grove Funeral Home with Chaplain Larry Holden officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Rosemound Cemetery. The family will have a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 24 at the funeral home.

Jean was born February 11, 1928 to Louise James and Lottie (Lee) Springer in Waco, Texas. She spent her life caring for all those around her, including her children, family and friends. She enjoyed cooking and baking for anyone that would stop by for a visit. She had a green thumb and loved tending to her flowers and plants. Jean was a serious Dallas Cowboy fan and she liked to go shopping. She will be remembered for loving with her whole heart, if she loved you – you knew it!

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe Dee Cantrell Sr.; husband, Howard Earl Thompson; and two brothers.

Jean is survived by her sons, Steven Dee Cantrell and wife Diane, Joe Dee Cantrell Jr. and wife Maria Sanchez; daughter, Tanya Dee Rice and husband Randy; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; niece, Pam Kerns and husband Bud; nephew, Paul Springer; along with numerous nieces and nephews; and her little dog, Coco.

**Jean's family would like to invite extended family and friends to join them for lunch at Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 915 La Salle Ave. in Waco. Lunch will immediately follow the committal ceremony at Rosemound Cemetery.**