Shirley Anne Sasso

March 3, 1937September 5, 2020

Shirley Anne Sasso, age 83, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020. She was born March 3, 1937 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Shirley grew up in Lake Worth, Florida and was a graduate of Lake Worth High School. She lived most of her life in the Ocala area, prior to moving to Carrollton. She was very family oriented and loved her children, was an awesome grandmother and great-grandmother. After moving to Carrollton, she was active in the social activities in the complex where she lived. Known for her sense of humor and being “sassy”, she always said she had to live up to her name of Sasso. She loved animals, collected elephants, enjoyed puzzle days with her family and playing games. When visiting, you would often find her TV tuned to the Game Show Channel.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Leslie and Idell Coles; husbands, Edward Lee Cannon, Anthony Sasso and Frank Johnson, Jr.; and a sister, Marilyn.

She is survived by her son, Edward Leslie (Debbie) Cannon; her daughter, Sharon Mayfield; sister, Margaret Timmons; brother, Robert Coles; two grandchildren, Amanda Cannon and Casandra Mayfield; three great-grandchildren, Lucilla Denese Leger, Edward Jacob Elveus and Michael Jeremy Elveus; and her beloved cat, Missy.

No services are planned at this time.

Please take time to leave condolences with the family or share memories of Shirley by visiting

Services have been entrusted to the care of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, 8640 Rose Avenue, Douglasville, Georgia 30134


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Shirley Anne Sasso

have a memory or condolence to add?

Debra Mayfield

September 6, 2020

The staff of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home and Memorial Park would like to extend our most sincere condolence to the Sasso Family. We would like to thank you for entrusting the care of your loved one into our hands. Please remember you are not alone and we will always be here for you.


Learn more about the Sasso name