Lillian A. Cannon, 97, Portersville

Lillian A. Cannon, 97, of Jasper, died Sunday (June 17) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Portersville December 11, 1920, to Louis and Catherine (Yeagley) Mauder. She married Herschel J. Cannon July 15, 1944, in Washington. He died in September of 1994.

Lillian was a member of Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church in Martin County. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and cooking.

She is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Tharp and husband Kenneth, Loogootee, and Alice Partenheimer and husband Chester, Jasper; one son Jim Cannon and wife June, Loogootee; three grandchildren, Troy Cannon, Treshia Berry, and Leeza Adams; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by  two grandchildren, Bobby Enlow and Kent Tharp, one sister, Mary Lou Hedrick, and two brothers, Vernon and Ralph Mauder

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with burial following in Truelove Cemetery in Martin County. Pastor John Simmons will officiate.


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