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Cannon, Ernest Watson

Cannon, Nellie & Ernest                Ernest Watson Cannon

Location: J-Payne

Born: April 23, 1878 Robinson, McLennan County, Texas

Died: April 25, 1965 Waco, McLennan County, Texas

Parents:
David Watson Cannon (1845 – 1896)
Angeline Medora Goode Cannon (1848 – 1882)

Spouse:
Nellie Leota Jay Cannon (1882 – 1944)

Children:
Ruie Cannon Fetzer (1901 – 2000)
Agnes Cannon Bain (1903 – 1973)
Irene Cannon Cunningham (1907 – 1993)
Hortense Cannon Swaner (1911 – 1988)
Margaret Pauline Cannon Breedlove (1913 – 2001)
Ernest Albert Cannon (1916 – 1982)
Vivian Cannon Comer (1919 – 2009)
Carroll Eugene (Gene) Cannon (1922 – 1991)

Funeral services for Ernest Watson Cannon, 87, of 1715 Live Oak, will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Compton-Waltrip Chapel here, Dr. Floyd Johnson and Rev. G. P. Comer officiating, burial in China Spring Cemetery.

Mr. Cannon died at 10:30 p.m. Sunday at his home.

He was born in Robinson and had lived in and around Waco all his life. He was a retired painter and paperhanger.

Survivors include two sons, Ernest A. Cannon and Eugene Cannon; six daughters, Mrs. S. P. Fetzer, Mrs. Agnes Bain, Mrs. E. A. Swanner, Mrs. J. E. Breedlove and Mrs. G. P. Comer; 15 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.

 

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