Archive for Monday, May 15, 1995


May 15, 1995


Services for Ralph W. Cannon, 46, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Cannon died Sunday, May 14, 1995, at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.

He was born Sept. 14, 1948, in Ozark, Ark., the son of Sherman and Leedia Mae Cannon.

Mr. Cannon moved to Lawrence from Ozark and attended Eudora schools. He was an auto hauler for the last two years for the I.C.A. Antique Auto Dealers.

He married Thelma Mae Wright on May 27, 1967, in Stillwell, Okla. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Travis Dean Wright, Lawrence; four brothers, Lloyd, Freeman, Mo., Dean, Eudora, and Jim and Argus, both of DeSoto; three sisters, Ellen Williams, Eudora, Reba Taylor, Conway, Ark., and Betty Sue Frear, Goodman, Mo.; and a granddaughter.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where the family will meet with friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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