James Cannon

James CannonJames N. Cannon, 26, of Lewistown died at 5:20 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005, as a result of a car accident north of Lewistown on Illinois Route 97.

He was born Nov. 8, 1979, in Canton, the son of Terry and Sandra Oatman Cannon.

Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Sandy and Stanley Burget of Lewistown; maternal grandmother, Louise Oatman of Lewistown; paternal grandparents, Newt and Nettie Simpson of Canton; stepgrandparents, Virgil and Jean Burget of Astoria; two sisters, Terrie Kay (and Billy) Davison of Lewistown and Lanette Cannon (and Rob Stufflebeam) of Canton; one stepsister, Adrienne (and Matt) Davis of Browning; and two stepbrothers, Jared (and Amanda) Burget of Nebraska and Tyler (and Shelly) White of Canton.

He was preceded in death by his father and maternal grandfather.

He worked as a welder for the past seven years at Rocquette Inc. in Keokuk, Iowa.

He was a 1997 graduate of Lewistown High School.

Services were held Monday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Rev. Ken Peterson officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown.

Memorials may be made to an education fund for his nieces and nephews in care of Farmers State Bank of Fulton County.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 12/7/2005

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