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Tanna E. Cantrell

Tanna E. Cantrell, 67, of Portsmouth passed away Tuesday August 31, 2021 at her home.  She was born October 23, 1953 in Portsmouth to the late Paul and Darlene (Horsley) Whisman.  Tanna loved working in flowers, gardening, painting and sewing.

Tanna is survived by her husband, Jim Cantrell; two daughters, Kelli Hale of Portsmouth and Jennifer Traylor and fiancé Roy Jones of Lucasville; step-son, Jeremy Cantrell of South Webster; step-daughter, Amy Clawson of South Webster; grandchildren, Andrea Cantrell, Sarah Clawson, Elizabeth Branch, Tristan Traylor, Eli Traylor, Taylor Englehart, Kayla Traylor, Hannah Pauley, and Haylynn Pauley; and four great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Dale Whisman; two sisters, Deborah Jarrells and Pauletta Whisman.  The family would like to give a special thank you to Tonya Entler for all her love and support during these trying times.

Friends may call at D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME in New Boston, Friday, September 3, 2021 from 12:00 (NOON) until 1:00 p.m. The funeral service will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Don Noel officiating. Interment to follow at Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg.  Online condolences may be left at


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