Jana Dee Cannon, 60, died Sept. 8, 2013 at Hospice House in Hutchinson. She was born Jan. 31, 1953, in Pratt, the daughter of Floyd "Smoky" and Marlene Swinson Ford.
She was a 1971 graduate of Pratt High School and attended Pratt Community College, Washburn and Emporia State Universities. Playing slow pitch softball was a favorite passion for her. Jana had been an accountant for Decker and Mattison and Sturgeon Glass and Mirror.
On Nov. 1, 1974 she married Chris C. Cannon in Miami, Okla. He survives.
Other survivors include; a daughter, Jessica (Michael) Thornton, Nevada, Mo.;,a son, Christopher, Dallas, Texas; her mother, two brothers, Eldon (Brenda) Ford and Todd Ford, all of Pratt; two grandchildren, Shelbie and Jerron Thornton; Aunt Maribel and Uncle John Ford; and cousins, Randy (Jill) Ford and Tamy Pollman.
She was preceded in death by her father and grandparents, Stanley and Jessie Swinson, Guy and Lena Ford.
Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 at Elliott Chapel with Pastors Bruce and Carol Miller officiating. Private family inurnment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt. Friends may sign her register book 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Elliott Mortuary.
Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made to Smoky Ford Field in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501. Visit www.elliottmortuary.com to leave a condolence or remembrance for Jana Dee's family.