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Corine Emery Shannon

November 27, 2021
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     COOKIE SHANNON was the youngest daughter of James R. Shannon Jr. and Audrey DeBlanc Shannon. She was born on July 31, 1942, in Austin, Texas, and entered into eternal rest on Saturday, November 27, 2021.  

     She was one of five children; all of whom resided in Austin, Texas. Cookie attended old Anderson High School. She was baptized at Holy Cross Catholic Church and later attended Ebenezer Baptist Church, where she remained a faithful attendee for over 20 years, until her death.

     She was preceded in death by her parents James R. Shannon Jr. and Audrey DeBlanc Shannon, brothers and sister, James (Richard) Shannon lll, Ralph (Scrappy) Shannon ,and Gracia Josephine (Josie) Shannon Dukes.

      Cookie was a dedicated daughter, sister, and aunt. She raised two generations of nephews and nieces.

     She leaves to cherish her memory: sister, Charlia Shannon-Lewis; nephews, Benjamin (Petey) Dukes Jr. and Shannon Lewis; nieces, Terri Dukes, Audrey Dukes Fontenot, Stacy Dukes-Rhone, Dawnna Dukes, Paula Dukes-Green, Sarochin (Mam) Shannon Tollette, and Susan Lewis; great-nephews, Aundre Dukes, Warren (Joseph) Dukes, Christopher (Chris) Fontenot, Kerrick Rhone, Roman Rhone, and great-nieces, Ashley Behnke, Stacy LaValle, Bryttni Hughes, Sharlee Dukes Rhone-Anderson, Raven Rhone, and Leila Dukes.

     In place of flowers, please honor Cookie by donating to Ebenezer Child Development Center at 1014 East 10th Street, Austin, TX 78702.

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