Savannah Cannon, 28, of Atlantic, formerly of Afton, died unexpectedly Dec. 27, 2013, at her home.
A service will be held 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic. Visitation with family present will be 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Open visitation will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. service time Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.rolandfuneralservice.com.
Savannah Cannon, daughter of Marlene Kay Cannon, was born Sept. 7, 1985, in Creston.
Savannah attended East Union Community Schools and graduated from Nevada High School. Savannah went on to become a team leader for Resource Industries, a division of Cass Incorporated in Atlantic.
She was active with Special Olympics, participating in bowling, track and field, bocceball, volleyball and basketball and went to state.
Savannah is survived by her son Joel, mother Marlene Cannon of Afton, sister Tina Hoff of Afton, brother Joe (Lindsay) Cox of Waukee; grandparents, Dwayne and Jackie Cannon of Afton; niece Navada Hoff; aunts, Anita Gilmore of Osceola, Teresa (Tad) Werneburg of Creston, Tami (Vince) Goodliffe of Lamoni, Christie Cannon of Creston, Georgetta Thompson and Kim, Donna and Becky Jolly of Kansas City; uncles, John (Rhonda) Cannon of Osceola, Adam (Karen) Cannon of Des Moines and Duffy (Diana) Cannon of Grand River; great aunt Jeannie (Rod) Claybaker of Thayer; many cousins, including those closest to her, Danee Gilmore, Amyee and Traycee Cannon, Alyssa and Tyler Love, Bailey, Kaylyn and Morgan Werneburg, Andi and Ali Goodliffe, Brian, Jared and Destiny Cannon, Cora McNeill, Zachary and Vanessa Jackson, Harley and Becky Sales, Crystal Deal and Richie Sales; and close friends Kari and Ashley.
Shannon was preceded in death by her grandmother Donna Lucas; great-grandparents, Brian and Daisy Broughton and Harold and Opal Cannon; stepfather Mel Ploessel; and cousins, Tommy Sales, “Tadder” Werneburg, Ciara Werneburg and Andy Jackson.