Ralph Cannon

Tuesday, September 23, 2003

Ralph E. Cannon, 82, of Steele, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Jan. 7, 1921, in Dardanelle, Ark., son of the late William Thomas and Maude Dumond Cannon, he was a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran, a farmer and of the Church of Christ faith.

Survivors include one son, Jerry Wayne Cannon, of Etiole, Texas; two daughters, Phyllis Cooper, of Union City, Tenn. and Linda Cannon Nugent, of Hayti, Mo.; three sisters, Virginia Cannon, of Steele, Jewel Pugh, of Holland, Mo. and Margaret Pontius, of Muskegon, Mich.; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 21, at the Bradshaw-Powell Funeral Home in Steele with John Mundy officiating.

Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery at Steele.