Susan Anne Cannon
July 31, 1947 – January 24, 2021
Susan Anne Cannon, age 73, of Bowling Green, Kentucky passed away on January 24, 2021 at the Bowling Green Medical Center. Born on July 31, 1947 in Lawrenceville, Illinois, the daughter of Norma Emmons Craft and the late John William Cannon, Susie was a loving and devoted mother to her son, Chelsey. She enjoyed being a soccer mom/team manager and was so proud of the adult he became. Susie attended Lawrenceville High School, where she developed lifelong friendships and cherished their reunions. She attended Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky and graduated from University of Kentucky College of Nursing in 1971. Susie was a passionate Pediatric Nurse at the University of Kentucky Hospital, the Bowling Green Health Department, and Rockfield Elementary for 45 years, where she was awarded Kentucky School Nurse of the Year for her dedication. A passion was teaching children safety at school and home, as well as advocating to protect children from gun violence.
Susie is survived by her beloved mother, Norma Emmons Craft (Robert) and her treasured son William Chelsey Olson (Susan). She is also survived by her sister, Barbara ‘Bobbie’ Anne Powell (Daniel); Chelsey’s father, Lynn David Olson (Julie); along with many nephews, a niece, and cousins. Susie will always be remembered for her sweet laughter and kind demeanor. She had a strong love for her family, friends, nature, photography, her dogs, and Pawley’s Island, South Carolina. Susie will be greatly missed by family and friends.
A memorial service will be conducted at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 11:00 am CST, and may be viewed with the following link: https://www.facebook.com/Emmons-Macey-Steffey-Funeral-Home-Burial-Cremation-Services-241234759332208/. Burial will be in the Lawrenceville City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or the Bowling Green Warren County Animal Shelter.
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American Cancer Society
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Bowling Green Warren County Animal Shelter