SHANNON, Marian Lucille, 93, passed away Friday, March 24, 2018 at Cedarbrook Nursing Home in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
She was born September 9, 1924 in Garland, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Seth and Harriet Holmes. She came to this area 28 years ago from Lakewood, New York and was a member of the Brooksville Wesleyan Church. She and her husband pastored for forty-four years in four churches in the Western New York District of the Wesleyan Church. They ministered on the Mission field in South America and Australia. She was District Director of Wesleyan Kids for Missions for several years, held many Vacation Bible Schools and seminars on Children Ministries. She received her education at Youngsville Pennsylvania High School and Houghton College in New York.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Seth and Harriet Holmes; husband, Reverend David Shannon; brother, Gordon Holmes; sisters, Hazel Welch and Alice Hanson. She is survived by her nephew, Robert Shannon and several nieces and nephews.
A Visitation for family and friends will be held at 9:30am-10:30am, Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Brooksville Wesleyan Church, where Funeral Services will begin at 10:30am, with Pastor Jerry Pence officiating. Burial will follow at Florida National Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to the Brooksville Wesleyan Church.
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Donations may be made to:
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