Dolly Loretta Poland Shannon (1932 - 2018)

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  • "Mrs. Dolly was a wonderful lady who was loved by all who..."
    - Sherrie (Harris) Ranew

Dolly Loretta Poland Shannon, 85, died August 8, 2018 at Azealaland Nursing Home. She was born October 5, 1932 in Hundred, WV to the Late Charles and Grace Poland. She is married the love of her life, Eddie Shannon, on August 18, 1951. They traveled extensively with the Air Force, settling in Savannah, Ga when Eddie retired after serving for 20 years. She was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church. Dolly was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Grace Poland; and infant son and daughter. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Edwin Shannon; daughters, Robin (Tom) Kersey of Brooklet, Ga and Pam Shannon (Doug Stone) of Savannah, Ga; grandchildren, Shannon (Kevin) Jackson of Port Wentworth, Ga, Victor (Shannon) Polero of Pooler, Ga, and Erin (Brad) Watkins of Hiram, Ga; seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Visitation: Saturday August 11, 2018 from 1pm to 2pm at Baker McCullough Funeral Home- Hubert C. Baker Chapel. Memorial Service: Saturday August 11, 2018 at 2pm in Baker McCullough Funeral Home- Hubert C. Baker Chapel with Rev. Michael Locklear officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Open Hearts Community Mission, P.O. Box 991 Statesboro, Ga 30459.

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Published in Savannah Morning News on Aug. 10, 2018