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Peggy Virginia Cannon

February 17, 1937 — November 25, 2021

Graveside services for Peggy (Ward) Cannon, 84, of Plano, will be held 2:30 P.M., Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in the Ridge Community of Leon County, Texas. Tuffy Loftin, pastor of the Cowboy Church of Leon County, will officiate the service. A celebration of life will follow at the Cowboy Church of Leon County immediately after the graveside.

Peggy Virginia (Ward) Cannon was born February 17, 1937 in Centerville to Elmer P. & Jewel Ward. She was raised in Centerville and graduated from Centerville High School in 1955. She later graduated from Texas University and taught school for Plano ISD as an English teacher. Peggy later owned a real estate and relocation business for a number of years.

Peggy enjoyed fishing and reading. Her greatest love was her family, including her grandchildren, great-grandchild, nieces & nephews.

Peggy passed away November 25, 2021 in Plano, Texas. She was preceded in death by both of her parents; husband, Howell "Gene" Cannon and daughter, Lauren Cannon. Surviving family members include son, Powell Cannon & wife, Libby of Centerville; sisters, Barbara Manning of Plano, Marian Ward of Centerville and Marlice Clayton & husband, Eddie of Crockett; grandchildren, Jordan Cannon & wife, Darian of Leona and Jake Cannon of Canyon and great-grandson, Cooper Powell Cannon. Peggy is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and adopted grandchildren.

Pallbearers: Jordan Cannon, Jake Cannon, Chad Hammock, Cory Hammock, Cody Manning, Colby Keeling

Honorary Pallbearers: Grady Manning, Gary Keeling, Mike Hammock, Hal Smith, Jeff Beshears, Kevin Ellis, Korey Smith, Winston Manning

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Peggy’s memory to PowerPoint Ministries, 6801 W. Park Blvd., Plano, Texas 75093 or

Arrangements are under the direction of Walters Funeral Home, Centerville, Texas.

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Sunday, November 28, 2021

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Pleasant Ridge Cemetery

, Centerville, TX 75833

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