Julia Kathleen Brown Shannon, 87, of Columbia, died on May 12, 2011. A funeral service will be held at 11 o’clock, Saturday, May 14, 2011, at Shives Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel. The family will greet friends prior to the service, beginning at 10 o’clock. Burial will follow at Logue Cemetery, Hopkins, SC.
Mrs. Shannon was born on January 31, 1924, in Richland County, SC. She was a daughter of the late John Durham Brown and Julia Rebecca Jones Brown. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse for the State of South Carolina. Mrs. Shannon was a member of the Community Bible Church in Camden, SC.
Survivors include her daughters, Bernice (Ray) Pruitt of Camden, SC, Kathy (Dave) Kaczmarczyk of Chesapeake, VA, Debbie (Steve) Styles of Sandy Run, SC; sons, Roy Shannon of Elgin, SC, Robert Shannon of Camden, SC, David (Lynn) Shannon of Pelion, Jerry (Kathy) Shannon of Ridgeway; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George G. Shannon; daughter, Linda S. Davis; sons, George L. Shannon, and Richard A. Shannon.