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Dorothy Davis Cannon, 86, Longview, Texas

Dorothy Davis Cannon, 86, Longview, Texas, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. She was a former resident of Brown County.

Dorothy is survived by her daughters; Sharon Atkins (Philip), and Shelley Frederick (former husband, Mark); grandchildren, Thomas Jack Hilton (Elena), Nicole Atkins-Johnson (Will), Adam Atkins (Teresa), Heidi Frederick, Bret Frederick (Suzie); eight great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Mary Davis; aunt, Louise Love; nieces, nephews, and many children who she loved as her own.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Robert.

Born Nov. 17, 1926, in Greenville, Texas, Dorothy graduated from North Texas State University and moved to Longview in 1947, taught at White-Oak Independent School District and in Longview ISD until 1987. She also co-managed Shade-Wood Saddle Club with her husband in the '50s, She was past president of the Longview Federated clubs, named Woman of the Year in 2005, regent and past president of Aaron Burleson Chapter of DAR, past president TSTA, Texas Retired Teachers Association, life member of the PTA, and selected Teacher of the Year by her peers. She was a member of First Christian Church of Longview, Moms in Touch, Shakespeare Club, an active volunteer at Gregg County Museum, Bethany House, and a devoted Bible student and mentor of many students who were always recalled by name.

Services for Dorothy will be conducted at 11 a.m., August 17 at First Christian Church in Longview, Texas. The family will receive friends at the church an hour prior to service. Interment will follow services at Memory Park Cemetery in Texas. Serving as pall bearers will be Thomas Hilton, Adam Atkins, Will Johnson, Bret Frederick, Martin Alamanza and Casey Williams.

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  • August 29
    Watermelon fundraiser on Village Green
    1 to 4 p.m. Village Green, Main and Jefferson streets
  • August 30
    Golf scramble to benefit BCHS athletics set
    1 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • August 30
    Mission trip presentation at Fruitdale church
    2 p.m. Midway Church,
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane