Leon Wayne Shannon

Death Notice for Deacon Leon Shannon

We regret to inform you that Mr. Leon Wayne Shannon, age 73, passed on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at St. Thomas Select Speciality Hospital in Nashville, TN. He served in the esteemed position as Deacon at First Baptist Hopewell in Hermitage, Tennessee

He was educated in the Davidson County School System and received a Bachelor and Masters Degree from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. He was a probation and parole officer for the State of Tennessee for over 30 years. He taught in several school systems in the State of Tennessee. Deacon Shannon will be missed with loving affection.

He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Frances Davis Shannon formerly of Lewisburg, his son Thomas Shannon of Nashville, his sister, Inez Davis Beasley of Lewisburg; his brothers, Hollis Davis and Willie Lee Davis formerly of Lewisburg; and many other relatives and friends.

Viewing and Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM. He will Lie-in-State on Wednesday, June 3rd, 10:00 – 12:00 PM with the Funeral Services beginning at 12:00 Noon. All services will be conducted at First Baptist Hopewell in Hermitage. The Internment will follow at Hopewell Cemetery in Hermitage, TN.

J.C. Hellum Funeral Home is in charge of the Arrangements
Humbly submitted courtesy of:
J.B. Mayberry and Sons Funeral Home

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