Eleanor Grace Speed Cannon

January 2, 1920November 26, 2010

Services for Eleanor Grace Speed Cannon, 90, of Temple, formerly of Rogers, will be 9:00 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Rogers with Brother Will Passmore officiating. Burial will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday at Stewards Mill Cemetery in Fairfield, Texas. Eleanor Grace died Friday, November 26, 2010 in a Temple living center.

Eleanor Grace was born January 2, 1920 in Fairfield, TX to Clarence Speed and Jessie Pearl Renfrow Speed. She married Millard H. Cannon September 4, 1937 in Fairfield. They lived in Temple from 1944 to 1967 during which time they were members of Memorial Baptist Church. They moved to Rogers in 1967. While in Rogers she was an active member of the First Baptist Church and the FCE Club of Rogers.

Survivors include her husband of 73 years, Millard H. Cannon of Temple; one son, Don Cannon of Temple; two daughters, Karon Collier of Richardson and Sherry Cannon of Grand Prairie; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jean Bonner of Fairfield and Wynema Hoeinghaus of Waxahachie.

Those wishing to send memorial contributions may do so to the First Baptist Church of Rogers,PO Box 296, Rogers, TX 76569.

Visitation will be Wednesday 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Temple.


  • Eleanor Grace Cannon Thursday, December 2, 2010
  • Visitation Wednesday, December 1, 2010

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Susan Kraft

December 1, 2010

Sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you.