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Memorial services for JC Canon, 81, of Pryor will be held on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Stephens-Key Chapel in Pryor. Pastor Rusty Harrison will officiate. Services are entrusted to Stephens-Key Funeral and Cremation Care.
JC Canon was born on May 31, 1935 to Claude Nelson and Lille Arilla (Reed) Canon in Paducah, Texas. He departed this life on March 21, 2017 in Claremore, Oklahoma at the age of 81 years, 9 months and 21 days.
JC moved to Pryor in the mid 1960's. He started as an operator with Cherokee Nitrogen and worked his way up to Plant Manager. He married Norma Jean Wells on October 15, 1970 making Pryor their home. After his retirement in 1991, he continued to work part-time for several years. He and Norma also owned and operated a convenience store located on Lake Tenkiller called the Flintridge Grocery.
He is survived by his wife, Norma, of the home; five children, Dan Canon and wife Lisa of Pryor, Cindy Taylor of Tulsa, Diane Seaborn of Grove, Jon Philpot of Pryor and Kelly Vance and husband David of Pryor; thirteen grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren; Brother, Roger Canon and wife Gayle of Wichita Falls, Texas and two Sisters, Judy Beauchamp and husband Norman of Dumas, Texas and Juanita Berry of Richardson, Texas.
He is preceded in death by his parents and three sisters.
Published on March 27, 2017
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