James C. Cannon

Published 3:46 pm Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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James C. Cannon, 76, of Elizabethton, passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021, at Johnson City Medical Center. He was the son of the late William Lewis Cannon and Bonnie Ruth Ward Cannon and was born on June 9, 1945. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William Cannon, and a granddaughter, Tosha Johnson.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 56 years, Lillie Cannon of Elizabethton; four daughters, Deanna Tolley (Brian) of Elizabethton, Jennifer Kane (Jason) of Abingdon, Md., Tammy Hughes (Randall) of Roan Mountain and Christy Cannon of Elizabethton; seven grandsons; one granddaughter; one great-granddaughter; and four siblings, Brenda Collins (Joe), Jerry Cannon (Vickie), Sandra Grindstaff (Benny) and Ronnie Cannon, all of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Services will be held at a later date. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com.
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Cannon family. Office: (423) 543-5544.

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