Mary Florence Bannon
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Mary Florence Bannon
  • August 7, 1931 - January 9, 2018
  • Denver, Colorado

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Mary Florence Bannon of Denver CO was born to Henry E. Cook and Edna V. Cook on August 7, 1931 and passed away on January 9, 2018 at the age of 86. She is survived by her children Larry Bannon, Earlene Jones, Catherine Reid, Calvin Bannon Jr, Elaine Bannon, Kenneth Bannon, Juliana Bannon and Aaron Bannon. As well as a brother, 36 grandchildren, 63 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends who love her dearly. She was preceded in death by 2 siblings, her husband Calvin Bannon, her parents and 2 of her daughter's, Sharon Kay and Kelepha LaShelle Bannon.
Mary was born and raised in Wiggins, CO and graduated from Wiggins High School. She moved to Denver and raised her children alone after the death of their father in December 1977. She was a housewife and nurturer. She loved people, especially children. Her grandchildren were the apples of her eye. Everyone that met her loved her and she instantly became mom and grandma to the masses.
She loved God and was a woman of great faith. Her church home has been Landmark Tabernacle Pentecostal Church since the late 1970's. She loved her pastor and sisters and brothers in the Lord. She danced, sang and shouted at church and at home until she no longer could. Now she'll dance on streets of gold. She will be greatly missed and remain forever in our hearts.



A funeral service for Mary will be held Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Landmark Tabernacle Church, 2727 South Sheridan Blvd, Lakewood, Colorado. Interment at Olinger Highland Cemetery.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.olingerhighland.com for the Bannon family.