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Cannon Family Tombstones
Oscar Charles Cannon
14 Jul 1876-20 Dec 1955
Read his obituary at the bottom of this page.
Lavada Estelle Cannon
28 Nov 1887 - 1 Oct 1977
Dallas Morning News - 21 Dec 1955 - Sherman, Texas,-
Charlie Cannon , 79 , retired stockman and former Grayson County
Commissioner, died Tuesday at a local hospital after four years illness.
Funeral services are to be held at 2pm Wednesday at the Waldo Chapel.
Burial will be in a Tioga Cemetery.
Cannon was born in Van Alstyne , son of the late Mr. & Mrs.
William R. Cannon.
Cannon was a life long resident of the county. He served as county
commissioner from 1930 - 1934. He was Grayson County jailer from 1937 -
to 1939, was county juvenile officer from 1945 until 1951 when ill health
forced his retirement.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, William P. Cannon of Sherman
and Charles E. Cannon of Dallas; three sisters, Mrs. F. M. Eckels of Whitewright,
Mrs. Anna Mershon of Dallas and Mrs. Mary Kelley of Stanton; two brothers,
Walter Cannon of Dublin and Will Cannon of New Mexico and two grandchildren.
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