Barbara Louetta (Cannon) Jenkins

July 21, 1937 ~ January 26, 2020 (age 82)


Barbara Louetta Cannon Jenkins, age 82, of Dillard, Georgia, passed away on January 26, 2020.


Barbara was the daughter of the late Irvin Cannon and the late Bessie Swafford Cannon on July 21, 1937. Barbara was known for her love of flowers. Her children and grandchildren meant everything to her. She passed on her knowledge of canning, sewing and many other life skills to them. In her professional life she worked as a seamstress for Clayburn Manufacturing.


In addition to her parents, one brother, Carl Leroy Cannon; two sisters, Inez Hardy and Jackie Houck, preceded her in death.


She leaves behind her loving husband, Gordon Jenkins, of the home; one son, Bobby Hamilton (Michelle), of Satolah, Georgia; four daughters, Marlene Anderson, of Clayton, Carol Owens, of Anderson, SC, Anita Hamilton, of Rabun Gap, Kim McKay (Ricky), of Clayton; one brother, Tommy Cannon of Smyrna, Georgia; one sister, Wilma Jean Trusty of Mountain City; nine grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren also survive her.


The family will receive friends on Tuesday January 28, 2020 at the Beck Funeral Home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.


A funeral service will be held on Wednesday January 29, 2020 in the Chapel of the Beck Funeral Home at 11:00 am with Rev. Gabe Southards officiating.


Interment will follow the service in the Rabun Memory Park.


The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations should be made in Barbara’s memory to the Hospice of Northeast Georgia 2150 Limestone Parkway Ste. 222 Gainesville, Georgia 30501.


Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at

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January 28, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Beck Funeral Home
898 Hwy 441 South
Clayton, GA 30525

Funeral Service
January 29, 2020

11:00 AM
Beck Funeral Home Chapel
898 Hwy 441 South
Clayton, GA 30525

January 29, 2020

12:00 PM
Rabun Memory Park Cemetery
Old 441
Clayton, GA 30576

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