Bonnie Sue Minor Shannon

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Bonnie Sue Minor Shannon, 61, of Wilson entered into rest Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in Jonesboro. Born Sept. 25, 1951 in Osceola to Wordie and Addine Minor, she was a homemaker, a past jailer for Mississippi County Sherriff's Department, a member of the Police Association and Fallen Police Officers Association, and of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her son, Trey Shannon and wife Brenda of Wilson; two daughters, Chris Shannon of Wilson and Dena Manley and wife Bobby of Leachville; six grandchildren, Adam Leffler, Kaitlyn Atchley, Breanna Shannon, Melanie Shannon, Joseph Atchley and Haley Sansoucie; her mother, Addine Minor of Jonesboro; two sisters, June Ford and husband Benny of Jonesboro and Debbie Ruff and husband Steve of Grand Prarie, Texas; and one brother, Will Minor of Jonesboro.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin E. "Punkin" Shannon, Jr. and father, Wordie Minor.

The family also wishes to thank St. Bernards Medical Center for the care of Mrs. Shannon.

Funeral services were Oct. 27 at Roller-Swift Funeral Home in Osceola. Burial was held at Louise Chapel Cemetery in Joiner.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro or the American Lung Association.

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