Barbara Ann Cantrell

ULYSSES - Barbara Ann Cantrell, age 91, died Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at her home in Ulysses, KS.  She was born October 27, 1928, in Charleston, West Virginia, the daughter of Reverend J.W. and Eva (Chandler) Lykins.

Barbara married Donald B. Cantrell on August 14, 1948, in Dunbar, West Virginia. After graduating with a degree in Pharmacy from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Okla., she began her career as a registered pharmacist at Cantrell Pharmacy.

Barbara is survived by two daughters, Denise Cantrell of Lakewood, Colo., and Cynthia Douglas of Albuquerque, NM; sister, Wilma Primm of Raymond, Miss.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Barbara is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald in 2003; brother, Hermann “Whitey” F. Lykins; and half-sisters, Mabel Elswick and Joyce Paxton.

Funeral service will be Monday, June 15, 2020, at 10 a.m. at New Beginnings Church in Ulysses, Kansas, with Pastor Larry Borthwick officiating.  Interment will follow at Ulysses Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be given to Hope Ranch for Women in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, Kansas 67880. Condolences may be posted at