CEMETERY, NEAPOLIS, MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE
KANNON, James Covey, 1913 -(1 Jan) 1982. (Son Clyde Hughes & Virginia Cochran Kannon.)
KANNON, Dora Parks, 1911 - 5 Nov 2004 in Davidson Co., Tn. ( Maury Co. native; daughter of Walter Scott Parks and Minnie Farris Parks; grad. Hampshire High School; taught Rally Hill School and later on staff of Kings Daughters School.) (Married, 1935 to James Covey Kannon.)
The Daily Herald Columbia, Tn. Pg. 6, Jan 3, 1982
JAMES COVEY KANNON
James Covey Kannon, 68 retired since 1976 from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health where he served as fiscal director for a number of years and a resident of West Sixth Street, died Friday morning at tne Maury County Hospital following a short illness. He served at one time as President of the National Association of Reimbursement Officers.
Services are today at 2:30 p.m. at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert Lewis and the Rev. Michael Williams, ministers of the First United Methodist Church, will officiate. Kannon was the son of the late Clyde Hughes and Virginia Cochran Kannon. He received his early education in Maury County schools and attended Cumberland University. He was a long-time member of the First United Methodist Church and an active member of the Men's Bible Class.
He is survived by his wife, the former Dora Parks, whom he married in 1935; two sons, the Rev. James C. Kannon Jr. of McMinnville and Clyde David Kannon of New Mexico, and six grandchildren.
Active pallbearers will be Mark Kannon, Michael Kannon, David Grimes, Jerry Grimes, Farris Grimes, Carl Grimes, Harris Cheatham, Myron Peck, Lloyd Fitzgerald, Roy Hendrix, Berry Hammonds and Dick Corn. Honorary pallbearers will include members of the Men's Bible Class at First United Methodist Church.
Memorials may be made to the Coronary Care Unit at Maury County Hospital.
Tombstone photo (dated 29 Nov 2005) by Wayne Austin, Added information sent in by Mary Bob McClain Richardson. 27 Aug 2011.