Originally created 02/11/00

Mr. Marion Shannon



Mr. Marion Earl Shannon, of Tripoli Court, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Shiloh Baptist Church with the Rev. James Waltower officiating. Burial will be in Bottsford Spring Baptist Church Cemetery, Burke County.

Mr. Shannon, a native of Wilson County, Tenn., had retired as a farmer and was an Air Force veteran. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, Ellabell, where he was a member of deacon board.

Survivors include a son, Rogers R. Collier, New Carrollton, Md.; two daughters, J. Collier Dixon, Augusta, and Paulette C. Harris, Mableton; a brother, John E. Shannon, Detroit; two sisters, Dorothy Johnson and Sam Alice Shannon, both of Nashville, Tenn.; and 11 grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence, or at Peoples Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Feb. 11, 2000