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Emily Cannon Martin

HILTON HEAD ISLAND -- Emily Cannon Martin passed away on Monday, March 24, 2008, at Broad Creek Care Center in TidePointe on Hilton Head Island, after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease.

Funeral services will be private. A reception to celebrate her life will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., March 29, at TidePointe.

She was born on Feb. 7, 1925, in Greenville, the daughter of the late T. O. Cannon and Irene Gudger Cannon. She was predeceased by a brother, Charles William Cannon.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Bill; a daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Joe Woods of Hilton Head Island and Greenville; a son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Gina Martin of Huger; and four granddaughters: Luci Nelson, Beth Lattimore, Becky Lattimore, and Jennifer Parks.

The Island Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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