Sallie Ann Shannon

Published 6:00 am Monday, November 30, 2009

Services for Sallie Ann Shannon, of Brookhaven, are 1 p.m.Monday, Nov. 30, at St. Paul M.B. Church with burial in HillcrestCemetery. Williams Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 1 until 6 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Ms. Shannon, 82, died Nov. 25, 2009, at Haven Hall Health CareCenter. She was born in Copiah County on Oct. 19, 1927, to CharlieShannon and Edna Davis Shannon.

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She was a 1947 graduate of Alexander High School and receivedher A.A. degree from Tougaloo College. She retired from BrookhavenPublic Schools after 28 years of service. She also worked forHeadstart of Mississippi for a number of years. She was a member ofthe Homemakers Club of Brookhaven. She was also a member of St.Paul M.B. Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher, presidentof the women’s ministry and a member of the finance committee.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her foster parents,John and Fannie Davis; and her brother, Charlie Lee Shannon.

Survivors are her sisters, Angie Bingham, of Chicago, Ill., andDorothy Lee, of Jackson; her nieces, Jerr Bingham, of Chicago,Cheryl Lee and Kathy Marshall, both of Jackson, and Clara Lee, ofMitchellville, Mich.; and many cousins and friends.