Rosetta Cannon

Published 10:21 am Sunday, November 27, 2016

Funeral service for the late Minister Rosetta Cannon was held on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 at 1 p.m. from the Clara G. Hudson Memorial Chapel.

Rev. Kairy Crum, officiated. Inurnment followed. Hudson Funeral Services,

Greenville, Ala., directed.

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Minister Rosetta  “Aunt Rose” Cannon, 76, passed on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 at Princeton Baptist


Rosetta was born Sept. 5, 1942 in Harlan County, Ken., to the late James and Thelma Carvin. She was preceded in death by her sister, Geraldine Jordan and brother, Andrew Carvin.

Rosetta was educated in Roswenwall High School in Harlan County,

Kentucky and the University of Kentucky.

Rosetta married the late Jesse Cannon in 1990. Rosetta professed her life to Christ at an early age and later became a   Minister. She loved working in the church and Praising the Lord.

Rosetta retired as a home health certified nurse.

Rosetta loved to eat, read her bible, watch church TV, complete crossword puzzles, and spend time with family.

Rosetta leaves to cherish her loving memory: two sisters, Louise Carvin, Birmingham, AL; and Sandella Phillips, Harlan, KY; brother, McArthur Carvin, Dallas, TX; four special nieces: Gloria Carter, Mooresville, NC; Angela Carvin,  Regina Carvin and Debra Johnson all of Birmingham, AL; three special nephews Howard Jordan (Sandra) Kingsport, TN; Rodney Carvin and Robert Carvin both of Birmingham, AL; a host of nieces and  nephews; five special great nieces Tawanda Long, Annette Purifoy and Kathleen Cockrel-Lewis (DeAndre) all of Greenville, AL;  Kassandra Cockrel and Geraldine Arrington (Eddie) both of  Montgomery, AL; two special great nephew, Howard Jordan, Jr. of Texas, Aljoseph Cockrel of Bloomington, IN; and a host of great nieces and nephews; two special great, great nieces, Deshiaun    Jordan and Rosetta Jordan, four special great, great nephews, Marcus Long and Christopher Long all of Greenville, AL;       Jonathan Jordan, Montgomery, AL; Desmond Jordan (Shadajia ) of Camp Casey, Korea, and special friend, Tayonda Felton, Greenville, AL, a host of other relatives and friends.