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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.

  • January 27
    Widowed group euchre party
    1 p.m. Sycamore Valley Community Center, 746 Memorial Drive
  • January 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 27
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • January 27
    BC Election Board
    2 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 27
    BC Area Plan Commission
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 28
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 28
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • January 28
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 29
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 30
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • February 2
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 3
    Bean Blossom Regional Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 4
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District annual meeting
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7616 E. State Road 45, Unionville
  • February 4
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • February 4
    Van Buren Township Advisory Board
    7 p.m. Van Buren trustee's office, 4748 Christianburg Road
  • February 5
    Jackson Township Board
    6 p.m. Jackson Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • February 6
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • February 9
    Washington Township Trustees
    7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 12
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 13
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • February 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • February 17
    Hamblen Trustee Board annual review
    6:30 p.m. 2314 Hickory Ridge Lane off Hornettown Road