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Doris Canon

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November 3, 2008

Doris Canon, 84, of Lee County, died Saturday, November 1, 2008 at her residence.

The funeral service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, November 5, at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors with interment to follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.  The Rev. Garrett Andrew will officiate.

A native of Franklin, GA, Mrs. Canon had lived in Lee County for the past forty years.  In 1989, after 14 years of service, she retired from Merck Chemicals where she worked as the factory clerk.  Mrs. Canon was a Presbyterian.  She was preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Canon is survived by her loving husband: Dick Canon of Lee County; two daughters: Janis Canon of Traverse City, MI, and Delores Canon of Albany; three grandchildren: Mary Katherine Gordon and her husband David of Alexander City, AL, Cameron Heard and his wife Kuei-ling of Ann Arbor, MI, and David L. Creamer of Albany;  two great-grandchildren: David Railey Gordon, Jr., and Grace Ellen Heard; two brothers: William Langley and his wife Georgia of Sylvester, and Theron Langley and his wife Doris of Hampton; one sister: Irelle Lane and her husband Charles of Colquitt; and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors Tuesday from 6 PM until 8 PM.  You may sign the online guestbook and share your own special thoughts and memories with the family of Mrs. Canon by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at

Those desiring may make memorials to the Alzheimer's Association, 1512-1 Gillionville Rd., Albany, GA  31707.