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William "Bill" Glenn Shannon

September 9, 1939 December 13, 2018
William "Bill" Glenn Shannon
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William Glenn Shannon, better known as “Bill”, was born on September 9, 1939 to Rev. Lewis C. and Varnell Shannon. He became a Christian at a very early age at Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Sherman, TX and was a faithful, longtime member at Parkview Church of Christ.
He was a very quiet and caring person. He delighted himself in raising, and spending time with his family. He received his education from Fred Douglass Elementary-High School and attended Grayson County Jr College in Denison, Texas. Bill worked a total of 30 plus years as a custodial technician at Austin College, Grayson College, Washington Elementary and later to retire from Sherman High School.
In 1985, he married Naomi L. Durham. She brought to the union 2 children whom Bill loved as his own, Denise Fisher of Dallas, TX and Roy Dowling of California. Together they had one son, Desmond Shannon.
He was proceeded in death by parents, Rev Lewis and Varnell Shannon, brothers, Lewis C. Shannon , Jr, James H Shannon, Wilbur Ayers, Alvin Shannon, Carl Wayne Shannon, Julius Shannon, Samuel Shannon, Calvin Shannon, John S. Shannon and sisters, Laverne Shannon, Margaret Shannon, Lota Ann Perry, Genevieve Fontenot, Elgie Ruth Shannon, Wilola Chappell, and Laurene Shannon.
He is survived by his wife, Naomi L. Durham Shannon, sons, Roy Dowling, Desmond Shannon, daughter, Denise Fisher, and two grandchildren Dermise Dowling of California and Terez Dotson of Dallas TX. Surviving siblings are Fannie Cage, Charles Shannon, Varnell Shannon, Robert Shannon, Jerry Shannon, Brenda Wright, Iona Mae Ellis and Elvira Price as well as a host of nieces and nephews.


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