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Anne Abel SHANNON

November 19, 1919 - January 5, 2018

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Anne Arleita Abel Shannon

Mrs. Anne Arleita Abel Shannon, age 98, of Rome, passed away at a local healthcare facility Friday, January 5, 2018.

Mrs. Shannon was born in Macon, GA. November 19, 1919. She was the daughter of the late Sydney Wiley Abel and Ethel Mae Little Abel. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Virgil M. Shannon, three brothers, Pat Abel, James Abel, and Johnny Abel; one sister, Bessie Mae Dykes, and her granddaughter's husband, Shane Richardson.

She graduated from Miller High School in...

Anne Arleita Abel Shannon

Mrs. Anne Arleita Abel Shannon, age 98, of Rome, passed away at a local healthcare facility Friday, January 5, 2018.

Mrs. Shannon was born in Macon, GA. November 19, 1919. She was the daughter of the late Sydney Wiley Abel and Ethel Mae Little Abel. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Virgil M. Shannon, three brothers, Pat Abel, James Abel, and Johnny Abel; one sister, Bessie Mae Dykes, and her granddaughter's husband, Shane Richardson.

She graduated from Miller High School in Macon, GA. She enjoyed sewing, baking, she was an avid golfer, and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority. Also she was the Grand Matron and long-time member of the Constellation Chapter of the Eastern Star. She was an Elder at First Christian Church as well as a member of Christian Women's Fellowship, Rome, and was a member of the Home Makers Club and the Antique Car Club of Rome. One of her favorite Bible verses was: Mark 9:23, "Jesus said unto them, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth."

Mrs. Shannon is survived by one son, Virgil "Rodney" Shannon (Linda) of Rome, one daughter, Debbye Shannon Akins of Rome; three granddaughters, Robin Warden of Springhill, TN, Tracey Murphy (Terry) of Rome, and DeAnn Richardson of Rome; seven great grandchildren, Shannon and Asher Warden, Tyler and Talyn Murphy, Jake, Sam and Molly Richardson. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Daniel's Funeral Home from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM. A service will follow at 3:00 PM in the Thomas B. Griffin Chapel of Daniel's Funeral Home with Rev. Horace Stewart officiating. Mrs. Shannon's entombment will be Monday, January 8, 2018, at 2:00 PM, at Oaknoll Cemetery in the St. Luke Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to First Christian Church, 209 East 2nd Avenue, Rome, GA 30161.

Daniel's Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.