Frankie Almetia (Cantrell) Hutcheson

September 8, 1941 ~ April 25, 2019 (age 77)

Frankie Almetia Cantrell Hutcheson, 77, passed away on April 25, 2019.  She was a native of Athens, Tennessee and a resident of Jackson, Alabama.  Frankie graduated from Roane County High School. She met Royce and corresponded with him for three years, only seeing him six times during those three years.  They were married in Iuka, MS.  The Air Force flew him back to Spokane, Washington State, but she had to travel the three thousand miles alone on a train. They lived in North Alabama for several years, then South Pittsburg TN, then to Jackson, AL in 1968.  Frankie was a member of Jackson Church of Christ.  She was a seamstress and enjoyed working with flowers in her yard, cross stitching and puzzles of any kind. Frankie worked with a group that made love bears to give to hospitalized children.  Her "Grands and Great Grands" called her "MaMaw".  

Visitation will be Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:30 ~ 12:00 Noon, at Jackson Church of Christ, with Funeral Service to follow.  Interment will be at Trinity Memorial Gardens on Walker Springs Road, Jackson, Alabama.

Officiating will be Brian Gentle and Jason Gambol with St. Stephens Funeral Home directing. 



Anita (Keith) Higginbotham 

Donna (Michael) Strickland

LeAnn (Kevin) West


R.L. (Shirley) Cantrell

Ray (Mary) Cantrell

Calvin (Marlene) Cantrell

Ronald (Kaye) Cantrell

Richard (Sheila) Cantrell

Roger (Karen) Cantrell

Seven GrandChildren:

John (Sarah) Higginbotham

Katie (Daniel) Fields

Jacob (Samantha) Strickland

Justin Strickland

Anna Marie Williams

Kacie West

Haylie West 

Six Great GrandChildren

Clara Higginbotham

Kate Higginbotham

Molly Higginbotham

Caleb Fields

Twins- Levi and James Fields


John Higginbotham, Daniel Fields, Jacob Strickland, Justin Strickland, Kenny Reeves, and Bruce Todd

Preceded in Death:

Parents- John Raymond Cantrell and Lecy Annie Standridge Cantrell

Husband- Royce Hutcheson

Brother- Glen Cantrell




























































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