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Gloria J. Cannon

October 22, 1943 - July 16, 2021

MUNCIE – Gloria J. Cannon, 77, passed away on Friday afternoon, July 16, 2021 at Morrison Woods.

She was born on October 22, 1943 in Wilmington, North Carolina, the daughter of James D. and Ruth E. (Snyder) McKesson and graduated from Walkerton High School in 1961.

Gloria worked her whole life, starting as a cu…READ MORE

MUNCIE – Gloria J. Cannon, 77, passed away on Friday afternoon, July 16, 2021 at Morrison Woods.

She was born on October 22, 1943 in Wilmington, North Carolina, the daughter of James D. and Ruth E. (Snyder) McKesson and graduated from Walkerton High School in 1961.

Gloria worked her whole life, starting as a cute waitress at a local diner to being an inspector at a bearing plant at McGills for 25 years, retiring in 1997. She spent her retirement years being a second mother to Austin.

She enjoyed watching T.V., doing word searches and reading. Most of all, she loved giving cuddles to her kitty-cat, Raven.

Surviving are four children, Ken Howell (wife, Karen) of New Palestine, Jeff Howell (wife, Vickie) of Simi Valley, CA, Melissa Howell of Muncie and Dewey Howell (wife, Dasi) of Seattle, WA; six grandchildren, Lukas, Sharon, Ryan, Zak, Tyler and Austin; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Ted McKesson (wife, Maridelle) of Crystal Lake, IL; two sisters, Marie Grosdanis and Lori Donlin (husband, John), both of Valparaiso; and her good friend, Ilene Bach of DeMotte.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel with Pastor Joe Hines officiating. Cremation will take place following services.

Family and friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2021.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN  46240 or online at www.alz.org/indiana.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


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