McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

April 11, 2013

Louis C. ‘L.C.’ Shannon

From submitted reports
Submitted report

McALESTER — Louis C. “L.C.” Shannon, 90, of McAlester, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at his home.

Funeral services were Thursday at Brumley-Mills Chapel with the Rev. William Nixon officiating. Burial was at Massey Cemetery in Crowder. Military honors were provided by Robert B. Thomas Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1098. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.

Born Jan. 21, 1923, in Crowder, he was the son of Daniel Boone and Emma (Mote) Shannon. He served in the United States Army Air Corp in Saipan during World War II.

He married Lahoma Jameson on June 3, 1952, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was an electrician at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant.

He enjoyed fishing, gardening and raising French bulldogs. He was a member of Oklahoma Pet Professionals.

Survivors include his wife, Lahoma Shannon, of the home; children and spouses, Ida and Rick Wall, Sherman, Texas, David and Kathleen Shannon, of Canadian, and Randy Shannon, of McAlester.

Also, grandchildren, spouses and their children, Perrin and Lisa Wall, Austin, Texas, Leana Union and son, Thomas, of Tennessee, Ryan Shannon, of Tulsa, Blake and Chalane Shannon and daughter, Jade, of McAlester, Matt and Meredith Shannon and children, Charlotte and Deke, Pacifica, Calif., and Ashley Shannon, Austin, Texas, and brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Mollie Shannon, of McAlester.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel Boone and Emma (Mote) Shannon; brothers, Bud and Leo Shannon, and sister, Elizabeth Hatfield.

Pallbearers were his grandchildren, Perrin Wall, Ryan Shannon, Blake Shannon, Ashley Shannon, Bryan Coston, Chalane Shannon and LeAna Union.

Honorary pallbearers were Kenneth Stiles, Gwen Engleman, Bill Salyers and Cecil Church.