DECATUR – Gloria Jean Cannon, 68, died Saturday, May 1, 2010, at her daughter’s residence following an extended illness.
Born on September 24, 1941, in Roberta, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ruth Harrison Irvin. She worked at McKesson as a customer service representative and was of the Baptist denomination. Mrs. Cannon was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Irvin.
Survivors include her husband, Hoyle Cannon, Decatur; daughter and son-in-law, Tanya and Kris Schwab, Braselton; step-brother, Dennis Irvin, Mauk; sister, Rachel Vines, Temple; and grandchildren, Lindsey and Kristina Schwab.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 5, at 3:30 p.m., at Memorial Park South Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeff Benefield officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park South Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, May 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Relay for Life, 4841 Union Church Rd., Flowery Branch, GA 30542.
Memorial Park South Funeral Home, Flowery Branch, is in charge of arrangements.