Rose Cannon


(Feb. 26, 2007)

Funeral services are scheduled at 2:30 p.m. today (Thursday, March 1) at First United Methodist Church for Rose Marie (Eaton) Cannon, who died Monday, Feb. 26 in her home after battling cancer. She was 64.

She was born June 27, 1942, in Jerome, Ariz., to William (Bill) Eaton and Mae (Herboldsheimer) Eaton, one of seven children. She attended school in Powell and worked as a waitress and bookkeeper at various places in Powell.

She married Delbert Leslie Cannon Nov. 17, 1960, in Billings, Mont. To this union were born four children.

Rose was an entrepreneur. She managed the office for Cannon Bros. Inc. for 20 years, and she owned and operated The Hair Hut salon, and The Sure Bet restaurant. She also worked at Pamida in Powell for many years.

Rose loved to play cards, bingo and visit with her friends and family. She was a member of the Elks Club and the Eagles Auxiliary, of which she was a past president. She is survived by her husband Delbert; her children: Julie Marie Cannon, Jeffrey Lynn (Leslie) Cannon, Jeanine Leslie Burnett, and James Elbert (Stacey) Cannon; her sisters, Virginia Cheney and Patricia Cothren; her brothers, Bill Eaton and Dan Eaton. She has 11 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father; brothers, William Ellis Eaton and Thomas Eaton; and grandsons, Olen T. Braa and Casey James Cannon. She was loved by all and everyone will miss her beautiful smile.

Visitation will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in the Crown Hill Cemetery. Thompson Funeral Home of Powell is in charge.

If so desired, memorials may be directed to Powell Valley Hospice, 777 Ave H, Powell, or The Elks Lodge, 581 N Clark, Powell.