COLLINSVILLE ? Funeral Services for Harding Fred Cannon, 88,
will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at First Baptist Church
in Collinsville with Rev. Jerry Davis and David Woolsey officiating, Interment
will follow in Collinsville Cemetery. Services are under the direction
of Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 P.M.
Monday, March 23, 2009 at the funeral home. Harding passed away on
March 22, 2009 at his home in Collinsville. Harding was born on June
12, 1920 in Collinsville to Fred and Ethel (Swindle) Cannon. He married
Christene (Walden) Newsom on October 2, 1985 in Collinsville. Harding served
in the United States Army during WWII, landing on the beach of Normandy.
He was a truck driver and a farmer doing custom hay baling in his later
years of life. Harding was a dedicated family man, who loved and admired
his family. He was a wonderful father and husband and he enjoyed fishing
with his family. Harding also loved his country. Survivors include
his wife, Christene Cannon of Collinsville; 2 sons, Jerry Cannon and wife
Mary Nan of Whitesboro, Eddie Cannon and wife Mary of Whitesboro; three
daughters, Judy Woolsey and husband David of Whitesboro, Betty Harville
and husband Kent of Collinsville and Suzanne Carpenter and husband Jon
of Lake Kiowa; 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; a brother,
Bob Cannon of Perrin and 2 sisters, Joyce Johnson of Collinsville and Helen
Jetzelberger of Fort Worth. He was preceded in death by his parents,
3 sisters and 3 brothers. Pallbearers are: Patrick Cannon, Jonathan
Cannon, Jason Anglin, Shane Harville, Dewayne Woolsey, Matthew Woolsey,
Joshua Carpenter and Caleb Carpenter.
WHITESBORO ? Funeral Services for Dolly Lorene (Todd) Cannon, 83,
will be held 2 P.M. Sunday, August 10, 2008 at North Hills Baptist Church
in Whitesboro with Rev. John Reynolds officiating. Interment will follow
in Collinsville Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Meador Funeral
Home in Whitesboro.
Mrs. Cannon passed away Friday, August 8, 2008 at her residence.
She was born on November 11, 1924 in Collinsville to James Manie
and Bessie (Craig) Todd. She was a homemaker and attended North Hills Baptist
Church in Whitesboro.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry Cannon and wife Mary Nan of Whitesboro
and Eddie Cannon and wife Mary of Whitesboro, two daughters, Judy Woolsey
and husband David of Whitesboro and Betty Harville and husband Kent of
Collinsville, ten grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren,
two sisters, Cleta Heath of Collinsville and Juanell Cox of Collinsville,
and a brother, Sam Todd of Whitesboro.
Pallbearers are Shane Harville, Matthew Woolsey, Dewayne Woolsey,
Patrick Cannon, Jonathan Cannon and Jason Anglin.