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June 15, 2014

Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Shannon

1954 - 2014

Cindy Shannon, age 59 of Muskogee was born on July 1st, 1954 to Robert Roscoe and Betty Ann (Laxton) Williams in Pryor, Oklahoma and she died on Thursday, June 12th, 2014. Cindy graduated high school and continued her education with a Bachelor Degree in Education. She was a teacher for a number of years and worked for the Tahlequah City Hospital as a secretary until her health began to fail. Cindy was a Baptist by faith and attended the First Baptist Church in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma. She lived in Fort Gibson for nearly 30 years before moving to Muskogee, Oklahoma where she has lived for the past 7 years.

Cindy was a simple woman who loved her family and was always there to assist and give guidance when needed. She loved the outdoors and could be seen often working with her flowers and plants in the yard and garden. She enjoyed collecting antiques and collecting coffee cups and Jim Shore figurines were her specialty.

She is survived by two sons; Sean and Eric Shannon of Muskogee. One daughter; Megan and her husband Dustin Bowen of Oktaha, Oklahoma. Three brothers; John and Renata Williams of Florida. Pat Rogers and wife Regina Rogers of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Will Rogers of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Two sisters; Penny Thompson and husband Don of Aberdeen, NC , Diane Hartsfield and husband Fred of Fayetteville, Arkansas. One grandson, Quade Shannon, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends who will miss her.

A life celebration service will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma with Pastor Don Blankenship officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

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