The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

March 4, 2014

LaRue Cannon


The News Courier

— The graveside service for LaRue Burch Cannon, 92, of Athens will be at 3 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Roselawn Cemetery.

Visitation is 1-2:30 p.m. Friday at McConnell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cannon passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Limestone Health Facility.

LaRue Cannon was born Dec. 6, 1921, in Appleton, Tenn., to Marcellus and Lucy Burch. In 1940, Mrs. Cannon finished high school in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., and school of cosmetology in Nashville. She worked for GM in Detroit during Pearl Harbor. She married Joe Cannon in 1943 and moved to Brownsferry in Athens in 1951. She was a member of Tanner Church of Christ.

Mrs. Cannon was preceded in death by her parents and husband; sister, Marvinell; and brother, Lloyd Burch and wife Betty.

Survivors include her three children, Jane McBay, Gene Cannon and wife Wilma, Ted and wife Deanna; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please support Agape of Huntsville, P.O. Box 3887, Huntsville, AL 35810.


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