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Emma Moir Cannaday

Emma Moir Cannaday was born on June 23, 1928, to the parents of Jessie Mae Staples and Ed Sr. Banner, Mt. Airy NC. She attended J.J. Jones High School, Mt. Airy NC.

She loved to travel in her younger days. Emma worked for The Ohio State University Hospital for 33 years where she retired. Emma was a long-time member of Mt. Carmel Community Baptist Church.

On Sunday, October 8, 2023, the Death Angels entered her room, and she was taken away. Emma is preceded in death by her Mother, Jessie Mae Staples Banner and Ed Sr. Banner, Daughter Jeannette A. Cannaday, Grandson Jesse Jerome Cannaday, Great-Grandson Troy Cannaday, Brothers; Ed Jr. Banner, Frank Banner, Thomas Banner, Douglas Banner. One sister of Columbus, OH, Dorothy Mae Gentry, All Of Columbus, Sisters; Virginia Bowman, Mt. Airy NC, Lois Hilton, Mt. Airy NC, and Rosebud Rector, Alaska.

She leaves to cherish her memories, Diane Lovell King, North Carolina, Tichimingo Cannaday, Jusan Cannaday, Ericka Cannaday-West, Tyrone Cannaday, Lavenia (David) Lewis, All Of Columbus, a host of nieces, nephews, and social friends.

Grandchildren, Yon F. King of North Carolina, Troy Cannaday, Richard West, Portland, Oregon, Marlon West, Pamerla Cannaday, Daneshia Lewis, All of Columbus

Great grand Children, Eugene (Joy), Cannaday Ja’Juan White, Harlem Cannaday, Thomas Darby, Troy Cannaday Jr., Dreden Hoover, Jason Straughter, Dez’Juan White, Milah Cannaday, Kara Cannaday, Jamyah Hoover, Jalayah Hoover, Leymar West, Rickquan West, Cae’yanna Lewis, Kyndall Coleman-west, Leveah west, Jamila White, All of Columbus.

“I am the Resurrection and the life, who believes in me will live, after dying.”

Visitation 9:00 AM and Funeral Service 10:00 AM Saturday, October 21, 2023 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd.).

Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

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