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Paul Alfred Shannon

July 28, 1934April 28, 2019
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Paul Alfred Shannon July 28, 1934 – April 28, 2019

Paul Alfred Shannon, son of Gordon and Anita Shannon; brother to Carl, Charles, Mary, Ruth, and Joan; husband of Glenda; father to Philip (Sheri), Nancy (Pat Hermosilla) and Charles; grandfather to Andres (Wendy), Alexandra (Nathan Welch, Isac (Liz), Lillyanne, Eraan, Nathanel, Joshua and Ellisa Grace and great grandfather to Josiah, Annella Joy and Faith Marie. He was preceded in death by his brothers and his parents. Paul born on July 28, 1934 and lived Visalia his lifetime with the exception of going to college and his military service. He attended local schools – Willow Nickerson, Sundale, Visalia High School, College of Sequoias and finished with Southern California Bible College at Cal Poly. He married Glenda Fay Salyers on August 19, 1961. Their life has been church, family and farming. They began with planting just walnut trees and raised lots of crops throughout the years. Paul retired at age 65. The best thing they raised was their two sons and a daughter who serve the Lord and honor their father. Paul took God everywhere. Each farm, family, and church decision was made with prayer. The last fifteen years he was part of the Gideon Ministry and the last four years he was a Hospital Volunteer Chaplain. All the family will miss his love, comfort, council and above all, his prayers. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2010 from 3 – 7 pm at Miller Memorial Chapel, 1120 W. Goshen Avenue in Visalia. Memorial services will be held on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at Tulare First Assembly of God Church, 316 S. Mooney Blvd in Tulare, California. Tributes and condolences may be made at www.millerchapel.com. Arrangements entrusted to Miller Memorial Chapel, 1120 W. Goshen Ave., Visalia, CA (559) 732-8371.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Phil Shannon
  • Charles Shannon
  • Pat Hermosilla
  • Andrew Hermosilla
  • Isac Hermosilla
  • Nathan Welch

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, May 5, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service Monday, May 6, 2019

Memories

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Dale Docken

May 6, 2019

Paul was such an honorable Christian man. On a personal level, he made regular visits to my grandmother, Loraine Virginia Beard in her later years. He would come and visit, pray with her, and sometime bring her some fruit or vegetables. They always had a grand time and my Grandma really appreciated his visits. In my younger years, I always looked forward to seeing your growing family at church. Precious memories of you all at Oak & Conyer and then Walnut & Demaree. May God comfort you and bring you peace. Much love to you.

Dale Ferguson

May 3, 2019

Praying for Glenda, Philip, Nancy and Chuck.
The Shannons were a blessing to our family

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