Funeral services for Ms. Wilma “Helen” Shannon will be held Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home. Dr. Marcus Finch and Rev. Gilbert Eaves will be officiating the service. Burial will be held at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery in Toomsuba. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.
Ms. Shannon, age 82, of Meridian left this earthly home to be with her Lord in Heaven on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Diversicare of Meridian.
She worked at the Lauderdale County Ag Center, but she loved her volunteer work at Anderson Hospital’s Cancer Center. She felt that she received a gift from those that she had the honor of helping. Before her health failed, she also enjoyed cooking for her church and her community. She loved teaching her Sunday School class and singing with the Singing Saints.
Mrs. Shannon was preceded in death by her son, Jimmy; brothers, Edward White, Johnny White, James White, Andy White; and one sister, Dot LaBlanc.
She is survived by one sister, Katherine Daniels of Bailey; one brother, Benny White of Stonewall; her niece Barbara Stinson of Bailey as well as numerous other nieces and nephews; her many friends and her church families.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Anderson Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Patient Benevolence Fund.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at robertbarhamffh.com.
The family will receive friends on Monday, December 3, 2018 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home.
Robert Barham Family Funeral Home
6300 Hwy 39 North
Meridian, MS 39305