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Jessie Mae Cannon

Obituary Date: Monday 23rd January 2023


Jessie Mae Cannon, age 91, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023. 

Mrs. Cannon was born on May 27, 1931, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late George and Nellie Mae Sims Allen.  She was a retired educator and a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church.  In addition to her parents, Jessie was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Cannon; sisters, Ruby Reid, Inez Allen, and Evelyn Jones; brothers, Rev. Hoyt Allen and Lovic Allen.

Survivors include her son, Mark Cannon, Cleveland; son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Mary Ann Cannon, Athens; and her grandchildren, Carter and Clayton Cannon.

Graveside services are scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery.  The Rev. Paul Bennett and the Rev. Michael Clark will officiate. 

To share a memory or to leave an online condolence for the family, please visit

Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.


Funeral Date
01/26/2023 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
Barrett Funeral Home
(706) 865-3101
118 N Brooks St, Cleveland 30528