Charlsie Mae Hanson Gannon, 84, died on October 7, 2012. She was born in Jacksonville on May 5, 1928, and was predeceased by her husband of 42 years, William (Bill) L. Gannon; sisters Catherine Moon, Mary Alice Howard and Norma Faye Beach; son-in-law Carl Eugene Russell; grandchildren Brandy Lou Solomons and Shawn Allen Townsend.Mrs. Gannon is survived by sister Margaret Browning; children Judy Joyner Peacock, Linda Hoffman Hipsh and Marcia Lee Solomons (Sollie); grandchildren Carla Russell Calvert (Rick), Billy Barber III, Deborah Bowen (Mike), Chris A. Barber, Myrick E. Peacock, Prudence Hoffman, Jamey B. Peacock (Sheena), Jerod Lee (Amy), JR Hoffman, Ryan Lee, Derek Lee (Dayla), and Charity Weihenmayer, 34 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; many nephews and nieces.
Mrs. Gannon, better known as Dottie, lived in Westside Jacksonville in her younger years, attending local schools and having various careers including that of a top waitress at the renowned Abood’s Steer Room, an area sales manager for Tupperware Home Parties, and for several years an activities director for local nursing homes. She lived in Maxville for more than 30 years and was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Maxville.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-8 pm at her church and the funeral service will be Friday at 11 am with Bro. Richard Fish officiating. Interment will be at Longbranch Cemetery. Fraser Funeral Home of Jacksonville is in charge of arrangements.