Doris Muriel (Kelly) Cannon (1927 - 2017)

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Doris Muriel (Kelly) Cannon
1927 - 2017
updated February 15, 2019
Doris Muriel (Kelly) Cannon , mother to 1 child, was born on November 12, 1927 in Winfield, Missouri. She was born into the Kelly family and married into the Cannon family. She was born to John Will Kelly and Ida Sophie (Woodson) Kelly, with siblings Cecil, Ima, Melba, Opal, Kenneth, Lois, and Ida. Doris was baptized at Highland Prairie Baptist Church, Ethlyn, Missouri. She married Stewart Martin Cannon on December 30, 1945 and Stewart died on May 11, 2007. They gave birth to Deborah Jean (Cannon) Sherman. She died on November 30, 2017 in Creve Coeur, Missouri at 90 years old.


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Doris Cannon was born on in Winfield, Missouri United States


Doris Cannon died on in Creve Coeur, Missouri United States

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at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, 2900 Sheridan Road, in Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri United States 63125


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at Highland Prairie Baptist Church, in Ethlyn, Missouri United States

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Doris Muriel (Kelly) Cannon Family Tree

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John Will Kelly
Jan 1, 1886 - Apr 24, 1970
Ida Sophie (Woodson) Kelly
Aug 15, 1889 - Oct 7, 1970


Cecil C Kelly
Jan 2, 1909 - Apr 17, 1991
Saint Charles, MO, United States
Ima Dean LaRue
Dec 8, 1916 - Nov 21, 2008
Elsberry, MO, United States
Melba Kathryn Crank Galloway
Aug 17, 1919 - Jul 9, 2016
Elsberry, MO, United States
Opal A Lovelace
Aug 8, 1910 - Apr 29, 2003
Elsberry, MO, United States
Kenneth Alton Kelly
Nov 29, 1911 - Aug 6, 1941
Lois Evelyn (Kelly) West
Sep 22, 1922 - Jan 1, 2009
Ida Mae (Kelly) Simpson
Born: May 10, 1929
Independence, MO, United States

Doris Muriel (Kelly) Cannon & Stewart Martin Cannon

December 30, 1945 - May 11, 2007
Cause of Separation: Death
Doris Muriel (Kelly) Cannon


Stewart Martin Cannon
Sep 2, 1923 - May 11, 2007
Ballwin, MO


Deborah Jean (Cannon) Sherman
Born: May 25, 1951
Kirkwood, MO, United States


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Born: November 12, 1927
Place of Birth: Winfield, Missouri
Death: November 30, 2017
Place of Death: Creve Coeur, Missouri

Cannon, Doris Muriel (nee Kelly), passed peacefully from this earth and entered into eternal life with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

She asked Jesus into her heart when she was 13 years old, during a revival at Highland Prairie Baptist Church, where
she was baptized in the river near Ethlyn, Missouri.

Doris married Stewart Martin Cannon on December 30, 1945 and enjoyed 61 years of marriage with the love of her life until his passing on May 11, 2007.

She was the 7th of 8 children born to John W. and Ida Kelly. Two brothers Cecil and Kenneth have preceded her in death, as well as 4 sisters: Opal, Ima Dean, Melba, and Lois.

Doris is survived by her sister, Ida Mae Simpson of Kansas City, Missouri; her beloved daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Jim Sherman; her 3 cherished grandchildren: Eric (Caroline), Adam (Tess), and Abby (Brian); and 4 precious great-grandchildren: Arabella Fair, Mia Sherman, Billie Sherman, and Judah Fair.

Services: Funeral service at Meramec Bluffs Chapel, #1 Meramec Bluff Drive, Ballwin, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to A charity of your choice. A service of the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, Ballwin. Visitation at Meramec Bluffs Chapel, Wednesday, 10 a.m. until time of service. Friends may sign the family's on-line guestbook at [external link].

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In 1927, in the year that Doris Muriel (Kelly) Cannon was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1933, when she was merely 6 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1966, Doris was 39 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1978, she was 51 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1984, when she was 57 years old, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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