Betty S. Cannon
Glasford - Betty S. Cannon, 81, of Glasford, passed away, Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Farmington Country Manor in Farmington.
She was born on June 10, 1940, in Peoria, to Jessie and Pearl (Stottler) Talbert. They preceded her in death.
Betty married William Cannon on May 22, 1982, at White Chapel United Methodist Church in Glasford, He preceded her in death on June 28, 2019.
She is survived by three children, Shawn (Sandra) Cannon of Mt. Horb, Wisconsin, Cynthia (Jim) Hinchee of Canton, and Michael (Tammy) Lockhart of Glasford, seven grandchildren, Brittany (Jacob) Pierick, Dane (Kassie) Cannon, Derrick Cannon, Melonie Cannon, M. Ryan Rosenberger, Stephaine Lockhart, and Eric Lockhart, and six great grandchildren, Aubrey Baker, Cole Lockhart, Clara Lee Bugos, Emma Pierick, Everly Pierick, and Scarlett Cannon.
Also preceded her in death is one grandson, Nathan Rosenberger, and one brother William Talbert, and one sister Catherine Colwell.
Betty worked first worked for Graham Hospital as a Laboratory Technician. She later worked for Consule Coal Mine as a truck driver and later retired from Murphysboro Hospital as a Laboratory Technician in 1994. She attended Evangelical Free Church of Canton. She was a past President of the Parent Teachers Association for Canton schools and was a 4-H leader. She also volunteered her time for the American Red Cross in Canton and enjoyed gardening around her home.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 12 noon, at the Evangelical Free Church in Canton, where visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services.
Memorials may be made to the Evangelical Free Church in Canton.
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"Our sympathy and condolences to the family. We were neighbors of Betty and Bill while they lived in Murphysboro. I remember the many impromptu picnics we had on their deck in the back yard over the years. Betty was a wonderful cook making many delicious dishes which we would share. She was so proud of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. We were so blessed to have Betty and Bill as neighbors and friends."
"Cindy, I am sorry to hear you lost your mom. Keep the good memories close during this sad time. Keeping you and your family in my prayers."
"Sending our sympathy and prayers of comfort. Always enjoyed our visits. "
"I have known Betty my entire life. I have so many memories. Cindy and I have laughed many times over the years remembering some of them. I think the thing I will remember the most is her big smile and her ?hi honey? anytime I saw her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
John and Glo"
"It's been a lot of years ago when she tried to talk me into giving blood at the hospital. She finally called my twin brother and he came in and gave blood only because he thought I had been giving blood. After that I gave blood and on the 1st draw she poked a hole in the tubing and had to throw the by the way. She felt so bad but I told her it was okay and I give many many gallons after that. She worked in the best department at the hospital and those girls sure had fun in their working together."
"My heartfelt condolences and prayers to the family, May you find peace and hope in the difficult days ahead by trusting in God.Romans 15:13"
"Cindy & Ryan,
We are so very sorry for your loss. Betty was always so pleasant to talk to. You have our deepest sympathy at this difficult time. She will be missed. Jerry & Edith"
"Our deepest sympathy to Cindy and family. Your mother was a lovely lady. Randy and Judy"
"Cindy I am so sorry to hear of your mom?s passing. Sending condolences to family and friends who knew and loved her. May your sweet memories give you comfort."
I'm sorry to hear about your mom. She was a very sweet person.
I will always remember her working in the lab at Graham Hospital. She had a beautiful smile and the best attitude. If I donated blood or had to have blood work drawn, I was always glad she when came through the door and was going to be my tech for the day. Another fond memory is visiting with her before or after church.
You are in my thoughts and in my prayers."
"I?m so sorry to hear of this sweet woman passing. Always a joy to talk with her at church as she always had such a sweet spirit about her. Will miss those chats but rest in the knowledge that she?s finally truly home. Prayers for the family. "
"Condolences to the family. Betty was an Awesome Lady. Always pleasant to talk to. "