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Sherrell Canon

February 7, 1942 ~ February 15, 2019 (age 77)

Sherrell "Canonball" Canon was born 2-7-1942 to Ethel Idell Lowery.  He is preceded in death by his mother and his loving wife, Doris "Sassy" Eden Canon.  He is survived by his only daughter, Cathy Canon Putman and his "favorite" son in law, Barry Putman; Granddaughter, Jessica Putman Lane and his Great Granddaughter, Ellie Mae Lane; Granddaughter, Breanna Putman Smith, (Troy Smith); his sister in law, Dean Cox and his brother in law, Robert Eden; his special cousins, Catherine Barkley Tidwell and Jackie Lowery Croft.  He was a pipe fitter and welder by trade and a member of Pipeliners Local Union 798, Oklahoma City, OK.  He loved his family dearly and spent many years tenderly caring for Sassy. He was especially proud of his Granddaughters and Great Granddaughter.  He was generous of heart and gave sacrificially to his family and friends.  He often said, "If you are loyal to your
 friends, you will never be alone."  He surrendered his life to Christ in January, 2005, and 2 Corinthians 5:17 became his testimony, "Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away, all things are become new." He was a member of Mt. View Baptist Church, where he formerly served with the Brotherhood and as a Trustee.  The family would like to express their thanks to Dr. Deborah and Dr. Andrew Reiland, Alacare, and the entire Hospice staff that ministered to him in his final days.  Pallbearers are Barry Putman, Tony Word, Brent Word, Tyler Stovall, Shane Hastings and Floyd Shankle.  Honorary pallbearers are Jim Dendy and Robert Eden.  Services will be held on Monday, February 18, at Parkway Funeral Home, 23599 Alabama Hwy 24, Trinity, AL.  Visitation, 12:00-1:00, service, 1:00.  Burial will be at East Lawrence Memorial Gardens.  Memorials may be
 made to Samaritan's Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC  28607 at Canonball's request

 

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