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Emma Harvey Cannon, 96, of Cambridge, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Chesapeake Woods Center, Cambridge, MD.
Born July 5, 1916 near East New Market, she was the daughter of the late William “Will” and Eva Gore Storr Harvey.
Emma attended school in East New Market. After her marriage to Leonard Cannon she moved to Cambridge. Mr. Cannon passed away in 1984. “Miss Emma” as she was known, operated Emma’s Beauty Salon, opening her shop in 1952 on Choptank Avenue and continued on after the family bought the house from Captain Orville Parks, the owner of the skipjack “Rosie Parks” until retiring in the year 2000.
Emma attended Grace United Methodist Church when health permitted and was proud of her 50 yr. pin.
Surviving Emma is her daughter Carol Ann Daffin and husband Maurice of Cambridge, MD; granddaughter Donna Abbott of Berlin, MD; great grandson Ryan Abbott and wife Melissa of Annapolis, MD.
Preceding her in death were five sisters and two brothers. Jenny H. Tower, Mary H. Dail, Evelyn H. Cooper, Martha H. Shores, Louise H. Yeagley, Francis Harvey and William Harvey.
A graveside funeral service will be held on Monday, October 15, 2012 beginning 11 a.m. at East New Market Cemetery, East New Market, MD. Officiating will be Pastor Christina Blake.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Emma may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 501 Race St. Cambridge, MD 21613.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge, MD.
To send online condolences, please visit www.newcombcollins.com.
We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers
Buddy & Barb Mowbray Oct 28 2014 12:00 AM
Dear Carol Ann, Sorry to hear about your Mother's passing. I have the fondest memories of her doing my Mother's hair so many years ago. Thinking of you with love, Betty Lou Reid-Pridgen
Betty Lou Reid-Pridgen Dec 17 2012 12:00 AM
Sorry to hear about your mother. I have also experienced that deep pain of loss. I hope that you may find comfort in Job 14:14,15,which assures us that Almighty God has not only the power, but also the desire to resurrect our dear loved ones. Also, Jesus himself said," Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out." ..John 5:28,29 It is my wish that you were comforted in some way with the scriptures I shared with you today.. Sincerely, Noreen
Noreen Nov 7 2012 12:00 AM
At this time you may be consumed with pain and anger, rightfully so, Just remember that God is near to You to give you comfort to lighten the load, He has provided a hope for all who died that there will be a ressurrection of all those in the memorial tombs they will hear his voice and come out John 5:28,29. (This means everlasting life, their taking in knowledge of you, the only true God. John 17:3)
Marian Oct 20 2012 12:00 AM
Miss Emma was such a delightful lady. I remember her so well during my career when she would come to the funeral home to fix her customers hair. She was a woman of great faith and took pride in making sure her customers hair was just perfect. May you rest in peace Miss Emma. You are so loved!
Colleen Curran-Bromwell Oct 15 2012 12:00 AM
SENDING MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY. I REMEMBER MISS EMMA WHEN I WAS YOUNG AND SHE CUT MY HAIR. SHE WAS SO NICE.
PAMELA TODD PITT Oct 12 2012 12:00 AM