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First Baptist Church- Cleveland
Saturday June 9th, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Wilda Marie Canonici

COLDWATER - Wilda Marie Williams Canonici, age 68, of Coldwater, MS, formerly of Shaw, MS passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the home of her daughter. 

Visitation will be held Saturday, June 9th from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM. A Celebration of Life service will be follow at 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel in Cleveland, MS.

Wilda was born on March 20, 1950 to Dewey and Helen (Webber) Williams Sr. in Cheyenne, WY. She graduated from Saint Mary's Catholic School in Cheyenne. Wilda met and married John Canonici on September 7, 1968 in Cheyenne, WY while he was in the Air Force. They moved to McComb, MS where she worked as a beautician alongside her lifelong best friend Marion Allen before moving to Shaw, MS where she and John co-owned Midway Super and the  Little Brown Jug Package Store. What made Wilda the happiest was being near her family, who were the most important part of her life. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

Wilda was preceded in death by her father, Dewey Edward Williams and her husband, John Canonici.

She is survived by Mother, Helen Webber Scott of Laramie, WY; Daughter, Shannon Bumpous (Keith)of Coldwater, MS; Son, Nick J. Canonici (Kathy) of Pocomoke, MD; Sister Linda (Richard) Rodriguez of Cheyenne, WY; Brother, Dewey (Pam) Williams of Cheyenne, WY; Sister, Nancy (Ken) Casner of Elk Mt, WY; Brother, Tom (Deby) Williams of Sedalia, CO; 9 Grandchildren, 5 Great-grandchildren.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.

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So sorry to hear of your lost. I'm from Shaw and while home visiting I got a chance to visit with Shannon. A scripture that comforted me when I lost my Mom was Revelation 21:3,4 which says that tears, sorrow, pain and death will be no more.

Marvis Smith May 26 2018 12:00 AM

You were my angel on earth and now my angel in heaven. I'm blessed with the time we shared and memories we made. I love you, until we meet again...

Shannon Canonici Bumpous May 22 2018 12:00 AM

You will be loved and missed forever!

Shannon Canonici Bumpous May 22 2018 12:00 AM

Thank you for your thoughtfulness

Shannon Canonici Bumpous May 22 2018 12:00 AM

I'm going to be lost this football season not having anybody to talk about the Saints football, I'm also going to miss that smile and that laugh, I was so blessed to have ever gotten to know you and call you my friend miss you Mama C

Angie May 22 2018 12:00 AM

May she rest in peace.

Chris Balducci May 21 2018 12:00 AM

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