Lanny Roy McCann

Published 11:10 am Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Lanny Roy McCann died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at his home. He was 68.

Mr. McCann was born in Manila, Ark., and had lived in Vicksburg since 1967. He retired from International Paper Co. as a safety director. He was an active member of Oakland Baptist Church where he served as music director for many years, church treasurer, Sunday school teacher and an active deacon. He also served on the school board of The Learning Garden Preschool. He will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father and brother. He loved to play music, fish, golf and watch baseball and football with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Annah and Pauline McCann; and his sisters, Alice Hinesley, Reba Dame and Ann Mullins.

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Survivors include his wife, Grace L. McCann of Vicksburg; two sons, Scott D. McCann and wife Kay of Madison and Mark McCann of Vicksburg; a daughter, Tanya Anderson and husband Bill of Vicksburg; a brother, Aubrey Hyatt McCann of Torrington, Wyo.; a sister, Marilyn Yvonne Beard of Longview, Texas; and six grandchildren, Amanda Correro, Nikki McCann, Austin McCann, Jessyca Bryan, Anna Anderson and Sara Anderson.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Oakland Baptist Church with the Rev. Justin Rhodes officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery, formerly Green Acres Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 5 until 8 at Glenwood Funeral Home and Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until the service.

Pallbearers will be Kenny Warner, Ray Sanderson, Dick Muirhead, T.D. Easterling, Bob Bernard and Austin McCann.

Honorary pallbearers will be Caleb Bryan, Martin Pace, Phillip Correro, Mark Holdiness, Joe Johnson, Robert Sibley, Louie Miller, Charles Watson, Dennis Knight, deacons of Oakland Baptist Church, senior golf group at Bovina and frien