Jerry (Monk) Cantrell was born February 23, 1948 in Buford, GA to the late, Mr. Warren Cantrell, Sr. and Pastor Viola Cantrell. He departed his life on July 23, 2011. He was preceded in death by his father, Mr. Warren Cantrell, Sr.; two brothers, Mr. John David Cantrell and John C. Cantrell; and one nephew, Frederick D. Force. Jerry was employed with the City of Buford for about twenty or twenty-five years. He was loved by many. He leaves to mourn his mother, Pastor Viola Haynes Cantrell, Buford, GA; one daughter, Kenisha R. Bickley, St. Louis, MO; one granddaughter; three sisters, Mrs. Dorothy (Billy) Lotts, Shirley Jean Force and Leola Cantrell, all of Buford; two brothers, Mr. Warren (Elisie) Cantrell, Jr., and Lovie Earls, all of Buford; best friend, Prestee Earls; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 29, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Pastor Betty Sue Earls and Elder John Haynes officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, .