Posted By Royer on April 10, 2010
Mary Elizabeth Cannon, 87, of Independence, MO formerly of Odessa, MO passed away Thursday, April 8, 2010 at her home. A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 10, 2010 at the Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Grove, MO. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Vitas Hospice, 4041 South Lynn Court Drive, Independence, MO 64055.
Mary was born October 26, 1922 in Bates City, MO to Albert and Della (Ward) Halsey. On May 9, 1938 she married her husband Clifford Cannon and worked most of her adult life as a seamstress for a clothing manufacturer.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Albert and Della Halsey, her husband; Clifford Cannon, and two sisters; Jewell Lewis and Frances Newburn.
Her survivors include four sisters; Venita Barker of Holden, MO, Norene Wilson and Betty Winchell both of Odessa, MO, and Lorene Payne of Richmond, MO, one niece helped raised by Mary; Darlene McDaniel (Sam) of Independence, MO and many other nieces and nephews.
Arrangements made by Royer Funeral Home- Oak Grove, MO (816) 690-4441.