Dessie (Rooney) Cannon


Passed: Sunday, April 7, 2013
Funeral: Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Age: 98
Location: Lyman

Dessie (Rooney) Pettigrew Cannon, 98, of Lyman, passed away on April 7, 2013 at The Cottages at Brushy Creek.

Born in Iva, SC, she was the daughter of the late Charlie McSwain Pettigrew and Mary Hall Pettigrew and the widow of Ralph W. Cannon.

She was retired from M. Lowenstein and was a member of Lyman First Baptist Church.


Surviving are two sons, James Cannon (Marty) of Lyman, Gary Cannon (Sara) of Duncan; three grandsons, David Cannon (Michelle), Michael Cannon, and Travis Cannon (Susan); six great-grandchildren, Jacob, Tyler, Aubree, Haley, and Gracie Cannon, and Steven Kelly; and sister, Joye Berman.

Mrs. Cannon was predeceased by five brothers and two sisters.

Funeral Services:

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Wood Memorial Park, conducted by Rev. Gideon Long.

Visitation will follow the service at the gravesite.

The families are at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Thanks to the staff at The Cottages at Brushy Creek (Dogwood Cottage) and Camp Care for the loving care of our loved one.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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