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Edward James Cannon
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Obituary for Edward James Cannon

Sgt First Class, Edward James Cannon, retired, age 57 of Fayetteville, Georgia passed away suddenly Friday afternoon following a sudden illness.

A native of Greenwood, Mississippi, James was born on November 30, 1960, the son of the Tallie Mae Cannon Jackson. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Peachtree City and was currently employed with Goodwill Center in Decatur. He proudly served in the United States Army for 24 years.

James was preceded in death by his brother, Albert Cannon, a sister, Willie Rene Flowers and by a daughter, Tatianna Cannon who died in 2001.

Survivors include his children, Alexandre “Alex” Cannon, David James Cannon Matthew Darius Cannon and Lauren Cannon. His former spouse, Ms. Carolyn A. Cannon and his step-father, Mr. John Edward Jackson. His brother, Roy Cannon and granddaughters, Ciana and Nevaeh Cannon. A host of other relative and friends also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Cannon will be conducted on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Peachtree City with Pastor Joey Rodgers and Elder Ray Bryant, Sr. officiating. Burial will full military honors will be held on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 1:00 PM at The Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Ga.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Flowers are appreciated however, those desiring may make memorial contributions to the college fund for his children.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City has charge of the arrangements.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Peachtree City

200 Robinson Road
Peachtree City, GA 30269

Funeral Service




2:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Peachtree City

208 WillowBend Road
Peachtree City, GA 30269

Graveside Service




1:00 PM
Georgia National Cemetery

1080 Scott Hudgens Drive
Canton, GA 30114


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