Nellie Cox Shannon

SHANNON, MRS. NELLIE COX, 69, of 751 Rose Drive, who died Sunday, was a native of Daisy, Tenn. and lived in Birmingham 50 years. She was a member of Huffman Baptist Church and was superintendent for the beginners Sunday School Department for 36 years. Mrs. Shannon was co-founder of the Huffman Garden Club, a member of the East End Garden Club, and the first member of the Birmingham Beautification Board. She was past matron of Miller Chapter Order of the Eastern Star. Funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Roebuck Chapel with burial in Forest Hill. Survivors include her husband, Sam R. Shannon, Sr.; a son, Sam R. Shannon, Jr.; Birmingham; a brother, Bruce Cox, Chattanooga, Tenn. and a sister, Mrs. Blanche Cannon, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Birmingham News, Monday., December 16, 1974

Submitted by Sallie Cox