Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Frankie Joe Cannon

Mr. Frankie Joe Cannon, 72, died Monday, October 24, 2011 at Anderson Hospital in Meridian, MS. Graveside services will be held on Friday, October 28th, at 10:00 A.M. at Memorial Park Cemetery, with Rev. Paul Blanchard and Rev. Lewis Harris officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday at Porter Funeral Home. Mr. Cannon was born September 18, 1939, in Louisville, MS. He was a graduate of Louisville High School, and Mississippi State University with a Business degree. He worked as a bookkeeper for Zero Butane in Inverness, MS, and for Ballard & Hudspeth Construction in Louisville. He was a cattle farmer, and owned and operated Northwood Grocery for over 35 years. He was a member of the Army National Guard. He was preceded in death by his parents, Maggie Roberts and Joe Metts Cannon; and a sister, Mary Ann Cannon Yarbrough.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Alewine Cannon of Louisville; three daughters, Kim Walker and Angela Lee, both of Hattiesburg, MS, and Jennifer (Alan) Higgason of Daleville, MS; a son, David (Lori) Mitchell of Louisville; five grandchildren, Justin Mitchell, Dawson Mitchell, Meg Higgason, Will Higgason, and Jake Higgason; uncle, Roy (Sarah) Roberts, aunt, Mary June Roberts; niece and nephews, Amy (Rob) Landry, Dr. Steven (Paige) Yarbrough, and Danny (Angela) Yarbrough; and a special helper, Mrs. Anita Coleman.

Memorials may be made to the Winston County Library, 301 West Park Street, Louisville, MS, 39339.