Born 6-1-1955 -- Died 4-1-2004
Mike Shannon, 48, of Salem, son of Dorothy Marshall Shannon and the late Luther Rand Shannon was born June 1, 1955, in Hutchinson, Kan. He died April 1, 2004.
He married Rhonda Beth Bryant on July 1, 1980, at Hutchinson, Kan., and to this union three children were born.
He spent his working years as a husband, father, and an assembler for Baxter Healthcare Corporation.
Survivors include his wife, Rhonda Shannon of Salem; a son, Timothy Michael Shannon of Salem; two daughters -- Sarah Ashley Grass and husband, Brad, of Springfield, Mo., and Lindsay Jo Shannon of Salem; mother, Dorothy Shannon of Hutchinson, Kan.; two brothers -- Jim Shannon and wife, Vickie of Salina, Kan., and David Shannon and wife, Debi, of Arlington, Texas; and a sister, Kathy Bankey of Hutchinson, Kan.
He was preceded in death by his father, Rand Shannon, father-in-law, Hack Bryant, and both sets of grandparents.
The funeral was April 3 at Barker Funeral Home Chapel in Salem with Bobby Coleman officiating.
Interment was in Stateline Cemetery at Moko, Ark., with arrangements under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.
Pallbearers were David Shannon, Jim Shannon, Ed Johannas, Eddie Alaman, Jack Norton and Harry McKee.
Memorials are preferred to the American Cancer society, NCICFUL, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454, or the Calico Rock Hospice, P.O. Box 438, Calico Rock, AR 72519.