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John Ronald Shannon

November 1, 1921 June 13, 2012
John Ronald Shannon
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John Ronald Shannon , 90 of Ardmore, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Athens-Limestone Hospital in Athens, Alabama. Born Tuesday, November 1, 1921 in Ardmore, Alabama, he was the son of the late George Shannon and the late Della Hattie Lee Jones Shannon. He was the husband of Gladys Colston Shannon . He lived in Ardmore all of his life and was a member of Ardmore First Baptist Church. He was a Veteran of World War II. He enjoyed selling cars, cattle farming, he ran many service stations with used cars all over Ardmore. He is survivied by his wife Gladys Colston Shannon of Ardmore, 2 daughters, Shana Dee Shannon Sutherland and husband Jerry L. of Harvest, AL and Sheila Dean Shannon and Samual M. Hawkins of Navarre, FL, brother, George E 'Dike' Shannon of Ardmore, AL, grandsons Michael Dean Smith and wife Kiyoka H. of Buffalo, NY, and Colston Rife Thompson and Aubrey of Nashville, TN, grandchildren Molly L. Thompson of Boston, MA and Andrew Colston Thompson of Nashville, TN. He was preceded in death by parents,brothers, Wendell Shannon and Thomas Shannon , and sister, Kathleen Shannon Smith. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday June 16, 2012 at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home with the Bro. Alan Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, AL. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Friday, June 15, 2012, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, 27186 Main Street, Ardmore, Alabama.

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