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Myra Faye Dixon McCannon

October 17, 1939 — February 12, 2024

Elberton

Myra Faye Dixon McCannon

Mrs. Myra Faye Dixon McCannon, 84, of Petersburg Road, Elberton, GA passed away Monday, February 12, 2024, at Nancy Hart Nursing Center.

Mrs. McCannon was born October 17, 1939, in Elberton, GA to John C. Dixon and Jamie Lee Mauldin Dixon. She was a member of Flatwoods Pentecostal Holiness Church and retired from the U.S. Army National Guard after 24 1/2 years of dedication and service.

She is survived by her sister, Mabel Payton of Elberton, GA; sister-in-law, Norma Dixon of Elberton, GA;  one daughter-in-law; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis McCannon; sons: Eddy Higginbotham and Eric Higginbotham; and brother, Col. Charles L. Dixon.

Funeral services to celebrate her life will be held 11AM, Thursday, February 15, in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Dunaway officiating. Interment will follow in Flatwoods Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery with Keith Dixon, Steve Evans, Alex Evans, Lane Eaton, Jeff Johnson and Jared Farmer serving as pallbearers.

The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends from 10AM to 11AM just prior to the service at Berry Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made in her memory to Flatwoods Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2353 Dr. George Ward Road, Elberton, GA 30635.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com.

Berry Funeral Home and Crematory of Elberton is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mrs. Myra Faye Dixon McCannon.

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