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June Cannon Obituary

June Burgess Cannon
June Burgess Cannon

June 15, 1916 - May 8, 2011
Born in Buncombe Co.
Resided in Candler, NC
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June Burgess Cannon, 94, of Owenby Rd., Candler, died on Sunday, May 8, 2011, at the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center.

A native of Buncombe Co., Mrs. Cannon was a daughter of the late Robert "Bob" and Mattie Ledbetter Burgess. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles H. "Charlie" Cannon, and her daughter, Betty Joan Cannon.

Mrs. Cannon retired from Broad River Processing Co. after 32 years. In her later years, Mrs. Cannon very much enjoyed visiting nursing homes around the area, delivering fruit baskets to whomever she felt needed them. She was a member of Aaron Baptist Church since 1972.

Mrs. Cannon is survived by her daughters, Dorothy "Dot" Cannon, Nancy Penley (Kenneth), Carolyn Ray (Bruce), and Sara Penley (Ernie); sons, Harold Cannon (Vava), Bill Cannon (Lila), Johnnie Cannon, Robert Cannon, Michael Cannon, and Sam Cannon (Deborah); brother, John Burgess; 10 grandchildren, one step-granddaughter, 12 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; and numerous other family and friends, including her special niece, Clara Wersterfer.

A funeral service for Mrs. Cannon will be on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Aaron Baptist Church with the Revs. Steve Ellis and Dan Stephenson officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Her family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Aaron Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Aaron Baptist Church, 266 View St., Asheville, NC 28806.




Aaron Baptist Church
View St.
Asheville, NC US 28806
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Aaron Baptist Church
300 View Street
Asheville, NC US 28806
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
2:00 PM
Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
Dryman Mountain Road
Asheville, NC US 28806
Wednesday, May 11, 2011


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