Millagene Kannon, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at the age of 93. Milly will be lovingly remembered by Bob, her husband of 63 years, her son Ron Anderson, her daughter Kim Kannon Pruitt (Bobby); grandchildren Lance Anderson (Ingrid), Jami Anderson Kirchner (Russell), and Amy Pruitt Baden (Wes); great-grandchildren Harper Kannon Kirchner, Tori McDuffie, Morgan Baden Maxwell (Thomas), and Jacob Baden. Milly is survived by a brother, Bobby Beck, and sister-in-law, Ruth Beck, and numerous special nieces and nephews. Milly was pre-deceased by her parents Earl and Gladys Beck, her sister Geneva Manasco, and her brothers Billy and Derral Beck.
Milly was an active member of First Baptist Church, Beebe where she worshiped for over 65 years. She served on the Building Committee and was instrumental in the construction of the former and current sanctuaries. She was long-time chairperson of the Flower Committee, making sure the altar had fresh flowers each Sunday and was beautifully adorned for special occasions.
Milly was active in the Beebe Junior Civic League and the Citizens Bank Walking Club for which she logged many miles for charity. She worked for Dr. James D. Kinley and later Kinley & Norris Clinic, Beebe for a total of 48 years.
The family would like to lovingly acknowledge Sue Huskey and Tessa Goff Ashley for their unwavering devotion, care and friendship to Milly and the family. A special thank you goes to her last caregivers Joleen Pruitt, Nancy Turner, Carolyn Anderson, and Arkansas Hospice.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Beebe or Arkansas Hospice.
Funeral services are 10am Saturday, July 28 at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe, with burial in Beebe Cemetery.
Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. www.SmithFamilyCares.com
207 S. Lemon
Beebe, AR, 72012
JUL 28. 10:00 AM
Smith - Westbrook Funeral Home
404 W. Dewitt Henry Dr.
Beebe, AR, US, 72012