Roberta Mae Cannon

Published 2:05 pm Monday, May 10, 2021

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Roberta Mae Cannon

May 5, 2021

Roberta Mae Cannon was the daughter of the late Ms .Lillie Mae Faggs and the late Mr. Zema Florence. She was born in Bainbridge, Ga. on November 21, 1952 and died on May 5, 2021 in Tuscaloosa, Ala., after becoming ill. “Berta” was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1992.

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She was married to Franklin Cannon, during which time she lived in Edison and New Brunswick, New Jersey, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and Duncanville, Ala. From this union four children were born: Fejeran Florence, Ikbakima Cannon, Amelia Cannon and Rayesha Jordan.

She will be great missed by her family and friends that knew her. She leaves to cherish her memory, Four children: Fejeran Florence (Kenral) Catasaqua, Pa., Ikbakima Cannon (Lakisha) Tuscaloosa, Ala, Amelia Cannon, Duncanville, Rayesha Jordan (Lewis Jr)., Tuscaloosa.

Three brothers: Fred Sylvester Martin (Annie), Naranja, Fla., Lashawn Robinson (Ashley), Bainbridge and the late Jimmy Mackey, Bainbridge.

Eight sisters: Sarah Ann Cooper, Bainbridge, Mary Chambers (the late John Chambers), Woodbridge, NJ, Jeanette Samuel (Orlando), Bainbridge, Jeanice Faggs, Bainbridge, Joyce Williams (Clifford), Bainbridge, Juana Denise Rangel (Armando), Bainbridge, Elaine Thomas (Michael), Warner Robins, Ga., Shea Dancer (Jeff), Leesburg, Ga.

Two uncles: Bufford Gaines and Johnny Gaines Jr. (Helen), both of Bainbridge; three aunts: Joann Bell, Lula Mae Burke, both of Bainbridge and the late Roberta Jackson of Wilmington, Delaware; 14 grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews, as well as friends and other family members.

Bruton Mortuary of Bainbridge is in charge of funeral arrangements.

A service will be held on Zoom on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 2 p.m., followed by a private graveside service at Jonas Lobe Cemetery. Meeting ID: 234 328 1258 and Passcode: 05132021. Dial by your location: 1-312-626-6799 US (Chicago); 1-614-558-8656 US (New York) or 1-301-715-8592 US (Washington DC Meeting ID: 234 328 1258 and Passcode: 05132021.