Patricia (Cannon) Deason

Born: Tue., May 28, 1946
Died: Sun., Jul. 23, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 25, 2017
Location: McCommons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., Jul. 26, 2017
Location: New Hope Baptist Church

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Patricia Cannon Deason  

Patricia Cannon Deason passed away peacefully at home on July 23, 2017.  Born in Greshamville, GA, on May 28, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Janie Mae Cannon.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sister, Allean C. Jones, and first husband, Charles Brown.  Ms. Deason graduated from Greensboro High School. She was employed at Premier, Inc. in Atlanta, GA, managing the shipping department until her retirement.  She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, in Greshamville, GA.  She enjoyed watching all movies featuring her favorite actors, Patrick Swayze and Sam Elliott.  Her favorite pastime was yard work and caring for her animals.

Survivors include step-daughter, Vicki D. Green (Marshall), of Thomasville, GA; granddaughter, Joan McKaye, of Thomasville, GA; sisters: Geraldine C. Batchelor, Linda C. Ogle (Donald), both of Greensboro, GA; brother, Larry Cannon, of Oxford, GA; aunt, Billie Ruth Sellers, of Greshamville, GA; nephews: Robby Jones (Alaine), Harold Batchelor (Lisa), both of Greensboro, GA, Mike Cannon (Kelli), of McDonough, GA; nieces: Angela B. Driggers (Greg), of Saint Simons Island, GA, Pamela S. Corry (Greg), Amanda O. Wiggins (Rodney), both of Greensboro, GA, Julie Cannon (Shane Harper), of Covington, GA; special friend, James Deason; great nieces and nephews, other family, and many friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 2:00PM, at New Hope Baptist Church, in Greshamville, GA.  Interment will follow at Madison City Cemetery, in Madison, GA.  Rev. Mike Prichett officiating.  The family will receive friends Tuesday night from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 McCommons Funeral Home.  Serving as pallbearers are Wylee White, Ricky Curtis, Herby Daniels, Keith Bryant, Frank Cloud and Charles Crumbley. Melvin Duvall will serve as honorary pallbearer.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that all memorials be made to New Hope Baptist Church, 1400 Farmington Road, Madison, GA, in her name.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit at to sign the online guest register.

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Ronda Scruggs
   Posted Mon July 24, 2017
It’s terrible to hear about your loss and I express my sincere sympathy to you and your family

Elaine Alldredge
   Posted Mon July 24, 2017
I am deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family have encountered. My condolences

Shelby Storey
   Posted Mon July 24, 2017
As we are so saddened by this news of Patricia leaving her presence here on earth, we are so glad to know She is walking the streets of Gold with our Jesus! Prayers for all the family and James.

keena jo
   Posted Tue July 25, 2017
patrica you are going to be miss so much

Bill Crawford
   Posted Tue July 25, 2017
My sympathies and condolences go out to the famiy..Patricia was a very sweet person..I graduated with her at GHS IN 64..

Meg McCart
   Posted Tue July 25, 2017
Praying for your family during this difficult time.

Sam Harrison
   Posted Tue July 25, 2017
I was saddened when I heard the news. I always enjoyed my conversations with Ms. Patricia, she could always bring a smile to your face. She will be missed. My prayers go out to her family, may God bless each of you during this time.

Susan Dyar
   Posted Tue July 25, 2017
We are going to miss Patricia at New Hope. She drove the van for AWANA, brought people to Church, took people to the doctor, picked people up at the airport, etc. She was serving the Lord until the end. Praying for her loved ones at this difficult time.

Cynthia Smith
   Posted Tue July 25, 2017
John and I wanted you to know that we are so sorry for your loss and pray God's hands guide you as you move forward day by day. How wonderful to have known Patricia and be blessed by her smile and quick humor! Enjoy the memories and hold them close. They do make a difference. God bless each of you. Cynthia and John

Tammie Greenway
   Posted Tue July 25, 2017
I am so sorry to hear of Patricia passing she was a sweet lady and friend I will miss seeing her. Sending prayers and love to all. May God bless.

Maner and Marjorie Ellenberg
   Posted Thu July 27, 2017
Our sincere condolences to a wonderful, dear, family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Barry and Teresa Churchwell
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
I enjoyed talking with her at the post office.
Patricia had a great attitude and friendly smile.
She will be sadly missed. Remembering the wonderful and
fun times shared will help to be of comfort. God bless you all.