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Geneva R. Cannon, 1261 Melrose, Walla Walla, Wn., died June 6, 1979 at Walla Walla.

She was born in Michigan, June 27, 1902 to Gordon and Lizzie Mae Treat. She moved to Oregon with her family as a small child. She was a graduate of Monmouth Normal School, Monmouth, OR.

She married Everett L. Cannon on June 17, 1925 at Monmouth.. They made their home north of Flora until their retirement in 1959 when they moved to Milton-Freewater. After her husband’s death in 1973 she moved to Walla Walla.

She was a member of the Eastgate Baptist Church and a volunteer reading teacher in recent years.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Don (Gretchen) Anthony of Walla Walla; two sons, Gordon of Salem and Arthur of Flora; grandchildren, Cecelia Liskey, Stephen, Scott, Charles, Brenda and Lorelei Cannon and two great-grandchildren, Sarah and Jeremy Liskey.

Services were held Friday, June 8 at Herring Funeral Home in Walla Walla with burial at Milton-Freewater.

Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, June 14, 1979
Contributed by: Sue Wells
Transcribed by: Dixie Ricker

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