Violet Bera Cannon, 87, of Paragould, formerly of New Jersey, died Jan. 4, 2011, at Greene Acres Nursing Home. Mrs. Cannon was born Sept. 7, 1923, in Hazleton, Penn., to the late Valentine and Laura Bera. Her favorite flower was a violet and she loved her coffee and working crossword puzzles.
Survivors include, a daughter, Carol Queen of Paragould; a sister, Cecelia Biagotti of Vineland, N.J.; seven grandchildren, Kenneth Schaffter, Michelle Queen, Deborah Queen Williams, Kathleen Komberg, Laura Adams, Jaime Queen Edson and Elizabeth Cannon; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a host of nephews, nieces and other family and friends.
Family requests a private service and disposition under the direction of Faith Funeral Service, Manila.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made at 1st National Bank in Paragould.