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Allen Leroy Cannon

Thursday, March 25, 2004

Born 8-21-1934 -- Died 3-13-2004

Allen Leroy Cannon, 69, of Camp, Ark., son of the late Roy and Della Mae Price Cannon was born Aug. 21, 1934, in DeQueen, Ark. He died March 13, 2004.

He married Reiko Furukawa on March 6, 1956, at Fukuoka City Hall in Fukuoka, Japan, and to this union three children were born. He spent his working years as a husband, father, retired as a CPO from the United States Navy, serving in the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He later worked for Exxon in building maintenance. He was an assistant fire chief and member of the Camp Fire Department.

Survivors included his son, Michael Lee Cannon of Anaheim, Calif.; two daughters -- Rhonda Lynne Cannon of Garden Grove, Calif. and Brenda Lynne Cannon of Hawthorne, Calif.; a sister, Faye Moss of De Queen, Ark. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service was March 20 at Barker Funeral Home Chapel in Salem with Bro. John Hodges officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark.