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Rebecca Cannon


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Rebecca Cannon Obituary
Cannon, Rebecca Rebecca Cannon affectionately known as "Beck" passed away at age 89. She transitioned on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. Rebecca was born on April 27, 1925 in Sandersville, Mississippi to the late Leroy and Julia Dozier-Lyons. She was preceded in death by her former husband, Manasseh Ray Cannon; four sisters, Julia and Helen Lyons, Minnie Sanders-Lee, Lula Mae Hartzol; three brothers, Alney, Leroy Jr., and Rufus Lyons. She leaves to cherish fond memories her loving and devoted daughters, Diane (Joe) Johnson of Gary, Beverly Cannon, Sheila (Brian) Bailey, Avery Bernard (Ladonna) of Maryland, Curtis Lyons of Milwaukee, Lemuel Ray and Pierre Oliver Cannon both of Gary. Visitation Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. family hours 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Guy & Allen Funeral Home, 2959 West 11th Ave. Mrs. Cannon will lie in state from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 26, 2015 at Mizpah S.D.A. Church, 2350 Jefferson Street, funeral services to follow at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Philip C. Willis Jr. Officiating. Interment: Oak Hill Cemetery.

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Published in the Post Tribune on Jan. 22, 2015
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