Judie Cannon Fox, age 79 of Loganville, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020. She was born in Clay, Kentucky on January 12, 1941 to Al & Rebecca Watson. Judie was raised in the Houston, Texas area and was a 1958 graduate of Lamar High School. She attended Sam Houston State University, where she met and married the love of her life, Tommy Cannon.
Tommy and Judie lived in College Station & Houston, Texas, where both of their children Kirk and Kathy were born. In 1969 they were transferred to Atlanta, GA. In 1972 Tommy unexpectedly died, however, Judie, Kirk and Kathy continued to live in the Atlanta area. Judie had a successful career as an Interior Designer, then began a career as an Executive Assistant to Hubert & Norma Humphrey of World Marketing Alliance for 27 years. Judie retired in the Loganville area to be near Kathy and her family. Judie is a member of Summit Baptist Church and adored her church family, her Loganville Red Devils sports family and her weekly Girlfriend’s Night out. She was an avid traveler who shared many memories of wonderful trips with her dear friends & family. Judie was also known as a snappy and fashionable dresser who loved her accessories! She will be dearly missed by her community, those that knew and loved her, especially Kirk and Kathy, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews whom she adored and everyone she came into contact with called her ‘Lovie’. She was preceded in death by her husband Tommy Cannon, parents Al & Rebecca Watson, Aunt Hazel Love Moore, brother-in-law Walt Cannon and Grandson Kirk Thomas Sheppard. Survivors include Children: Kirk Cannon & wife Catherine of Georgetown, TX, Kathy Cannon Sheppard & husband Craig of Loganville, GA; Sister: Jeanne Watson Kingan & husband Skip of Durham, NC; Grandchildren: Sam Sheppard, Dylan Sheppard, Dustin Sheppard, Will Cannon & wife Jessica; Great Grandchildren: Elijah & Murphy Lynn; Sister-in-Law: Kay Cannon of Austin, TX; numerous nieces and nephews, and a beloved community of dear friends who Lovie considered her extended family.
Services will be held at Summit Baptist Church on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. Reception immediately following. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation https://www.jdrf.org/; Iron Freedom Foundation http://ironfreedom.org/; or Breast Cancer Research Foundation https://www.bcrf.org/Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052. 770-466-1544. Please sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com
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