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Death: Jonathan S. Cannon

Jonathan S. Cannon, age 86, passed away at his home in St. George, Utah on Tuesday, October 14, 1997.

He was born in Bountiful, Utah on October 27, 1910 to George M. and Ellen Steffensen Cannon. He married Thora Francis on October 7, 1939 in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. She died in January of 1962.Jonathan was a graduate of Davis High School. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern California Mission from 1930-1932, where he met his wife to be, Thora Francis. He received his Bachelors degree at the University of Utah and his Masters degree at BYU. He attended the University of Chicago and was a graduate of the Palmer School of Chiropractic. He served in the American National Red Cross during World War II. He taught seminary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for three years, and taught in the Southern California School District for 20 years. Jonathan retired in St. George, Utah in 1976, where he realized his dream of having his own ranch in Dammeron Valley.

He is survived by his children: John F. (wife, Sharon) Cannon of Orem, Utah; Cleone "Koni" Cannon of St. George, Utah; Lynn F. (wife, Louise) Cannon of Provo, Utah; 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ralph S. Cannon and David S. Cannon. He is preceded in death by his wife, Thora; a daughter, Karen "Kari" Cannon and his parents.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, October 20, 1997 at 12 p.m. at the Provo City Cemetery under the direction of Spilsbury & Beard Mortuary, St. George, Utah, 888-673-2454.

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