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Katherine S. Cannon PDF Print
Written by Karen Ventrone   
Monday, 04 November 2013 16:12

Katharine ‘Kathy’ Shook Cannon, age 60, of Banner Elk and Pompano Beach, Florida, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 3rd at her Banner Elk home.

Born April 4, 1963 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Colonel C. M. Shook and Della Mae Trivett Shook of the Grandfather Community. Kathy graduated from Watauga High School and Lees-McRae College. She was a former sales and advertising manager for YellowBook in Florida. Earlier in her varied career, she operated Neat Stuff Antique Shop in Watauga County, was Outreach Coordinator for Watauga County Project on Aging and a Professional Auctioneer.

She is survived by her husband, Alex Cannon; daughter Spirit Cannon; Son, Alexi Cannon; two grandchildren: Ty and Alexi Cannon, all of Pompano Beach, FL; sister Sandra G. Shook and brother Bob Shook, both of Banner Elk; special cousins Colleen Bare and Lisa Shook, both of Banner Elk, and Cathy Master; niece, Jeannine Taylor of Pennsylvania; brother-in-law, Richard Cannon of Michigan; and by other special aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Kathy was a “free spirit” who cared for so many others before herself.

The family will receive friends at the Shook home-place from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Cannon family.



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