Eddie Gray Cannon

Published 11:38 am Thursday, September 1, 2011

Eddie Gray Cannon died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at his home. He was 83.

Mr. Cannon was born in Philadelphia and lived in Vicksburg since 1962. He was a retired Holsum Bread Store operator for over 20 years. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and a Mason with W.H. Stevens Lodge 139.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Clarice Cannon; a daughter, Charlotte C. Oldenburg; and his son, Lawrence E. Cannon.

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Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Becky Cannon of Vicksburg; a son-in-law, David Oldenburg of Athens, Ala.; two sisters, Earline Donald of Alabama and Thelma Day of Louisiana; five grandchildren, Angie Jones (Tom), Lori Lampkin (Timmy), Crickett Oldenburg, Krissy Wilder (Eric) and Jaime Coon (Jeffrey); and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Burch officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 9 a.m. until the service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Justin Jones, Jeremy Jones, Cannon Lampkin, Tate Messina, Jeffrey Coon and Timmy Lampkin.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church Building Fund, 3365 Porters Chapel Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180.