Augusta, GA – Melba Olivia Smith Cannon, 89, entered into rest Sunday, April 11, 2010, at the The Place at Martinez.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 11:00 A.M., from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with the Reverend Robert Driggers officiating. Interment will follow in the Keysville United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Buddy Barefield, Tommy Williams, Tyson Thompson, John Prescott, Chuck Smith and Darren Smith.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the Faith Sunday School Class.
Mrs. Cannon was born in Keysville, GA to the late Lon and Annie Mae Arrington Smith. She was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church, Faith Sunday School Class and the the Wild Women of Pine Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Beth Smith and her husband Jimmy of Hephzibah; son, Randy Cannon and his wife Tamara of North Augusta, SC; brother, Truman Smith and his wife Linda of Wrens; grandson, Clint Smith and his wife Dana of Hephzibah, two great-grandsons, Brett and Chase Smith; nephew, Paul Smith; neice, Vicki Neveu and her husband Raymond; special adopted daughter, Binnie Jones.
If so desired memorial Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Assocaition 1899 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904 or Pine Hill Baptist Church 4233 Old Waynesboro Road Hephzibah, GA 30815.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA, 30906.