Jacey Sarah Cantrell, 22, of Wamego, KS and formerly of Canton, KS, passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at Geary Community Hospital (Junction City) due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was a fourth grade teacher at Eisenhower Elementary School in Junction City, KS.
Jacey was born on November 29, 1994, in McPherson, KS, the daughter of Matthew Darrell and Jennifer Lieselotte (Stucky) Cantrell. She graduated as valedictorian from Canton-Galva High School in 2013. She graduated from Emporia State University summa cum laude with honors.
She enjoyed photography, photo editing and spending time with her fiancé, Eli. In high school, she was on the journalism team.
Survivors include: fiancé, Eli Janzen of Wamego, KS; parents, Matthew & Jennifer Cantrell of Canton, KS; brother, Wesley Cantrell of Salina, KS; grandparents, Barbara & Lawton Nuss of Topeka, KS, Carolyn Smith of McPherson, KS, and Brad & Connie Stucky of McPherson, KS; and several aunts, uncles, & cousins.
The visitation will be from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Monday, November 6, 2017, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with family receiving friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, November 7, at First Christian Church, McPherson with Rev. Lynn Scott officiating. Burial will be at Canton Township Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to McPherson County Humane Society, Midwest Transplant Network, or a charity of the donor’s choice in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Jacey Sarah Cantrell please visit our Sympathy Store.