Betty Nylene Cantrell, age 67, of Flat Gap, KY died Friday, March 26, 2021 in Bristol, TN. She was born May 25, 1953 in Staffordsville, KY to the Shafter and Leona Pace Salyer. On January 14, 1972 in Clintwood, VA she married James Kendall Cantrell who survives. Betty was a retired Department Manager for Magic Mart. Also surviving is 1 son, James Arville (Iceman) Cantrell of Flat Gap; her "adopted" son, Casey (Heather) Ratliff of Hager Hill; 4 grandchildren, Emily Welch, Matthew Ratliff, BJ Estep, and Wade Ratliff; 1 great grandchild, Brentley Estep; 1 brother, Danny Salyer of Bellefontaine, OH; 3 sisters, Sandra Hampton of Wittensville, Virtrece Butcher of Wittensville, and Sherrie Trimble of Staffordsville, and several nieces and nephews. Betty was preceded in death by her daughter, Lori Cantrell (5-31-19). Friends may visit the Preston Funeral on Monday, March 29, 2021 from 2 P.M. until 9 P.M. and on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 after 9 A.M. until time of service. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 11:30 A.M. in the Preston Funeral Home Chapel with Tim Salyer officiating. Burial will follow in the Cantrell Cemetery at Flat Gap, KY.
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