James Edward Cannon passed away August 18, 2019 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 77. He was born in Franklin, Tennessee to the parents of the late Mary Elizabeth Amos and Newt Cannon, Jr.
Those left behind to cherish his many memories his wife, Helen M. Cannon; daughter, Carla (Byron) Loyd; sons, Eric Lee and James Cannon, Jr.; grandchildren, Erica (Vandale) Gentry, Octavius Lee, Brandis Loyd, Cameron Lee and D`ondra Loyd; great grandchildren, Caden Gentry and Camden Gentry; nieces, Kim Cannon and Shelby Cannon; sisters-in-law, Norma Cannon, Mildred Lee, Shirley Lee, Yvonne Hughes, Joyce McKissack and Mazzie Lee; brothers-in-law, Sterling Lee and Mark (Sheila) Lee; cousins, devoted cousins, Walter (Geraldine) Amos, Felita (Travis) Davis, Jackie Patton, Helen Lust, Bobby Cannon, Terry (Anita) Cannon, Charles Moore and Debbie (Orlando) Waters; and many friends.
Mr. Cannon will lie in state on Sunday, August 25, 2019 from 1 until 5 at the funeral home.
Visitation with family Monday, August 26, 2019 from 11 until 12 at First Missionary Baptist Church, 113 Natchez Street, with funeral to begin at 12 Noon. Pastor Timothy Gaines, Sr., officiating and Reverend Frank Kelly, eulogist . Interment Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery.
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