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“God bless this precious lady. My condolences to the family. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Shannon Albin - Springfield, TN

“Rest in Peace, MunchkinSending prayers up to you in Heaven! ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Kent and Karen Johnson - NV

“Through Kelly's photos and stories on social media, we got to know and love this incredible woman. My heart goes out to her family, especially Kelly,...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Rhonda Richoux - Slidell, LA

“Mrs. Emma, "Munchkin" was loved by me through Kelly's postings of her great mutual love for Kelly, Mike, and Aubree. She will be greatly missed. I...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Adele Cadard - Baton Rouge, LA

“Jesse n Kelly, I never had the pleasure of meeting Big Emma / Munchkin in person. But... i feel the love ❤ N compassion she gave n received....Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Gina Mistretta - Wehner - Bush, LA

“Prayers for the family. Fly high with your new wings Ms. Emma. You will be missed. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Patricia Mask - Holden, LA

“Jessie so sorry for your loss. I loved your Mom, she was always so positive. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Durinda Capella

“My Deepest Condolences Goes Out To The Whole Family!Peace&Blessings-Prayers Up For Strength To Carry On. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Charada Engram - Hammond, LA

“One of the sweetest and kindest ladies i have ever known,Emma you will be sorely missed and may you rest in peace,sending my love and prayers to you...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: rosemary evans - bogalusa, LA

“So very sorry for your loss. May Miss Emma join her Father in heaven, where she will enjoy happiness ever after. My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Peggy Schmitt - Gulfpor, MS

“I am so sad that my heart is breaking. Ms. Emma was so precious to me and to all that knew her my love and prayers are with all. Love you all ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Marilyn Herlitz - Albany, LA

“So very sorry for your loss, sending prayers for all. Know that the love you shared will last forever and she will be with you always! ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Pamela Coyle - Theriot, LA

“My heart aches. Emma was a wonderful person and she will be missed by so many. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Michelle Holmes - Bogalusa, LA

“My deepest sympathy to you and family. Your Beautiful Munchkin will always be watching over you! ❤, Peggy Durand ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Peggy Dudash - Tickfaw, LA

“Best Mother ever. I will miss her terribly. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Kelly Bumgarner - Family

“Kelly,I'm so sorry for the loss of your grandma I know she meant the world to you n she will be missed, she's in a better place now n not suffering,...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: David Sylvia, - Chalmette, LA

Emma Cannon passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the age of 93. She was born on Friday, August 12, 1923 in Ponce, Puerto Rico to the late Dosia Gasparini and the late Pedro Cardona. She was a resident of Tickfaw, Louisiana.

Emma is survived by her son, Jesse W. Cannon; grandchildren, Kelly Bumgarner and her husband James, and Bryan Gause and his wife Shelli; great-granddaughter, Kylee; great-great granddaughter, Aubree Bumgarner; nieces, Marie, Ada; and nephew, Joe.

She was preceded in death by her father, Pedro Cardona; mother, Dosia Gasparini; husband, Jesse H. Cannon; son, Kurtis Cannon; and numerous brothers and sisters.

Private services were held by the family.

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