Marie E. “Granny” Temple Cannon
August 6, 1938 – April 7, 2018
Marie E. “Granny” Temple Cannon, age 79, of Delaware City, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 7, 2018.
Born in Wilmington, DE on August 6, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd Smith and Martha Emily Moore. Marie dedicated her career as a school bus driver with the Red Lion Bus Company and retired after 30 years of service. She enjoyed grocery shopping at Food Lion.
In addition to her parents, Marie was preceded in death by her daughter, Marla Curlett Temple. She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Joseph Julean Cannon; children, Robert Temple, Roy Temple and Iris Temple; step-children, Bobby Cannon, Jeannie Todd and Lisa Mattson; grandchildren, Ami, Beth, Roy, Michael, Ashley, Mindy, Angel and Kayla; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11:30 am on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 214 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11:30 am. Interment will follow in New St. Paul’s Cemetery, Cox Neck Road, Delaware City, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marie’s name to Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.