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Obituary: Elleen Arvetta Cannon

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1/1/1917 ~ 9/30/2004

Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, Elleen Arvetta Cannon, returned to Our Father in Heaven September 30, 2004. She was surrounded by her family and felt their love during her final hours of life.

Arvetta was born January 1, 1917 to Franklin Terry and EIleen Goodliffe. Married John McKay Cannon November 29, 1935; solemnized in the St. George LDS Temple June 1936.

Arvetta was a strong advocate of education. She loved good books and beautiful music with a great love of nature. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Has served in numerous callings. She sought excellence in all she did.

She is survived by her five children, Kolean (Lowell) Morris, Salt Lake City, Carla (Gary) Evensen, Bountiful, Stephanie Cannon, Woods Cross, Dorothy (Mark) Hammond, Bountiful, Debbie (Kelly) Gause, Salt Lake City; 22 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grand-children. She is preceded in death by her husband, two sons, parents, and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 4, 2004, 11 a.m. in the Bountiful Tabernacle, 51 South Main. Friends may call Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North and at the church from 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to the services. Interment in the Bountiful City Cemetery. Appreciation to Dr. Joseph Jensen, Deena and staff, Bountiful House Friends and Aides.

Online guest book and direction maps at russonmortuary.com